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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Food Research:Are fish getting high on cocaine? ♦ Consumers don't view GMO labels as negative 'warnings' ♦ Coffee consumption impact the risk of mild cognitive impairment

Current dietary protein recommendations need updating, New research based on modern techniques suggests that recommendations for protein intake in healthy populations may be incorrect.
Are fish getting high on cocaine? Both prescription and illegal drugs such as morphine, cocaine and oxycodone have been found in surface waters in Canadian rivers. New research shows that wastewater discharged from wastewater treatment plants in the Grand River watershed of southern Ontario has the potential to contaminate sources of drinking water with these drugs.
Consumers don't view GMO labels as negative 'warnings' A new study released just days after the U.S. House passed a bill that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods reveals that GMO labeling would not act as warning labels and scare consumers away from buying products with GMO ingredients.
Coffee consumption habits impact the risk of mild cognitive impairment A new study estimates the association between change or constant habits in coffee consumption and the incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), evaluating 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 subjects, aged 65-84 year old, from the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging a population-based sample from eight Italian municipalities with a 3.5-year median follow-up.

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