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    Thank you 2011/2012 CIFST Volunteers!
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    It's National Volunteer Week (April 15 - 21). What better occasion to thank the many National and Section volunteers who have contributed to the success of CIFST during 2011/2012. CIFST is a member-driven association and could not function without the participation of dozens of volunteers. CIFST extends its sincerest thanks to everyone who contributed their time and expertise to CIFST this past year! More

    What 'brain food' actually does for your brain
    Lifehacker    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    You should eat salmon before a test, berries to prevent Alzheimer's, or a vitamin supplement to increase your memory. You've heard the term "brain foods" since you were a kid, but how much do you really know about them? More importantly, is there really a way to boost your brain power just by eating a certain type of diet? We talked with two experts to unravel the myths and unpack the facts about how much food can really impact your brain. More

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    Government cutting 100 food-safety inspectors
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    Canada's food-safety inspection force will shrink by as many as 100 inspectors — cuts the workers' union says will have an impact on the safety of food purchased by Canadians. More

    Researchers: Flaxseed gum may become significant source of fibre
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    The high availability and low viscosity of flaxseed fibre could mean that gums produced from seed hulls soon become a 'significant' source of soluble fibre to the food industry, suggest researchers. More

    New research reveals food ingredients most prone to fraudulence
    E! Science News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Based on a review of records from scholarly journals, the top seven adulterated ingredients in the database are olive oil, milk, honey, saffron, orange juice, coffee and apple juice. More

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    Food processing needs to be championed by industry
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    The food industry needs to boast about achievements in food processing as it provides a key role in sustainability and nutrition. More

    The FDA takes action on animal antibiotics, at long last
    The Atlantic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Yesterday, the FDA proposed long-awaited action against use of antibiotics for non-therapeutic purposes in animal agriculture. From the outside, this might look more like inaction. The agency is asking drug companies to voluntarily cut back on producing antibiotics for non-therapeutic purposes and to require veterinary oversight of use of these drugs. More

    Krispy Kreme launches organic oatmeal nationwide
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    Three years after introducing organic oatmeal as part of a pilot program in its Philadelphia and Greensboro, N.C., stores, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. said it has added the product at all its company-owned stores in the United States and Canada. More

    Finding the sweet spot: Sucralose in an evolving sweeteners market
    Food Navigator USA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It's not as sexy as stevia, and not as cheap as aspartame, but sucralose continues to press food formulators' buttons, and demand is still growing - fast — says market leader Tate & Lyle. More

    It's only human to need tomatoes
    Psychology Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Tomatoes are one of the easiest and most economical ways to increase your intake of a brain-protecting class of plant nutrients called carotenoids. Pronounced ca-ROT-en-oids, these molecules safeguard fat in the body, which is very valuable for brain function, since your brain is mainly made of fat. More

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