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New Food Standards Agency to end Climate of Confusion and Suspicion
The UK's New Food Standards Agency began operating this week. It has been established to end the climate of confusion and suspicion about the way that food safety and standards issues have been handled. Professor Sir John Krebs, Chairman of the Agency provides his view on the role and operation of the agency in this month's Science & Public Affairs. Regaining public trust in the Government's... View News Article (2000-04-06)

TV food advertising increases children's preference for unhealthy foods
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that children who watch adverts for unhealthy food on television are more likely to want to eat high-fat and high-sugar foods. View News Article (2011-07-01)

PTSD symptoms associated with increased food addiction
Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were associated with increased food addiction, especially when individuals had more symptoms or the symptoms occurred earlier in life.  View News Article (2014-09-18)

Multiple pieces of food are more rewarding than an equicaloric single piece of food in both animals and humans
Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that both animals and humans find multiple pieces of food to be more satiating and rewarding than an equicaloric, single-piece portion of food. View News Article (2012-07-10)

Work conditions impact parents' food choices
Since most parents in the US are employed, there are competing demands on their time that can compromise food choices for themselves and their children. View News Article (2009-09-09)

Introducing solid foods while continuing to breast feed could prevent child allergies
Introducing solid food with breast milk after the 17th week of birth could reduce food allergies in babies, according to University of Southampton research.  View News Article (2013-11-21)

First peer-reviewed study finds BPA levels in US foods 1,000 times less than limits
For the first time in the United States, researchers are reporting in a peer-reviewed scientific journal today detection of Bisphenol A (BPA) in fresh and canned food as well as food wrapped in plastic packaging. View News Article (2010-11-03)

Moms of food-allergic kids need dietician's support
Discovering your child has a severe food allergy can be a terrible shock. Even more stressful can be determining what foods your child can and cannot eat, and constructing a new diet which might eliminate entire categories of foods. View News Article (2014-12-18)

Food insecurity predicts mental health problems in adolescents
A study published in the December 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that adolescents who experienced food insecurity in the past year have a higher prevalence of mental disorders than adolescents whose families have reliable access to food.  View News Article (2012-12-18)

Savvy consumers put a high price on food safety
In the last two weeks, news media have covered stories on an Angus beef recall, oil-tainted Gulf shrimp and salmonella-infected eggs. View News Article (2010-09-22)

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