Adopting a ‘demitarian’ diet would lead to a 25-40% reduction in nitrogen emissions from agriculture in Europe, report shows

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Slaughterhouse and meat processing plant workers have some of the most dangerous jobs. One of the most common injury is musculoskeletal disorders, brought on by thousands of daily repetitive motions

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Nearly all food labels in Vermont are now required to disclose when products include genetically engineered ingredients. The requirement, passed two years ago, became effective on Friday

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There’s a race on, of sorts, between two very different methods of curtailing our addiction to animal flesh

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Watch: Our Jeffrey Kahn and Ruth Faden participate in panels at the 5th Annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation International Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece: The Mediterranean in Crisis

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The National Academy of Sciences — probably the country’s most prestigious scientific group — has reaffirmed its judgment that GMOs are safe to eat. But the group’s new report struck a different tone from previous ones, with much more space devoted to concerns about genetically modified foods, including social and economic ones

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The fight over soda taxes is kicking into full throttle as proposals crop up in at least four US cities, with more expected to surface in coming months

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Can you define the word “natural”? The Food and Drug Administration is certainly trying. Since 2014, the agency has asked the public to weigh in on how the term should be defined and used on food labels — or whether it is even appropriate for the FDA to regulate the use of the word at all

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