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The current fragmented framework of health governance for humans, animals and environment, together with the conventional linear approach to solving current health problems, is failing to meet today's health challenges and is proving unsustainable. Advances in healthcare depend increasingly on...

Authors
Queenan, K.; Garnier, J.; Nielsen, L. R.; Buttigieg, S.; Meneghi, D. de; Holmberg, M.; Zinsstag, J.; Rüegg, S.; Häsler, B.; Kock, R.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 014, pp 1-17

Research suggests that since the whole society is dependent on the quality of food, food science and education need a dialogue with the citizens. Trust in food is decreasing, the concerns are increasing and the societal needs of knowledge about food are more extensive than what can be accomplished...

Authors
Algers, A.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 013, pp 1-10

Variants of Indigenous forest management reflect distinct historical and political-economic contexts. Indigenous forest management was largely unrecorded in the colonial period and, in the present, can range from industrial to ecosystem-based forest management, autonomous management and rentier...

Authors
Bulkan, J.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 004, pp 1-16

Tea polyphenols (catechins) have various reported properties that may benefit health and lower risk of non-communicable disease. However, their bioavailability is low. There is rapid metabolism and elimination of most absorbed catechins, and they do not accumulate beyond nanomolar amounts in...

Authors
Ho, C. K.; Choi SiuWai; Fung, M. S.; Benzie, I. F. F.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 002, pp 1-22

Forest governance may be defined as the way in which actions in a sector (here forest use) are controlled at multiple levels and by multiple actors. The forest certification market mechanism was introduced in 1993, partly as a reaction to the failed attempt to create a global forest convention at...

Authors
Almstedt, Ǻ.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 011, pp 1-11

It is not possible to avoid, predict or prevent mycotoxin occurrence during pre-harvest and feed storage. Despite efforts to control fungal contamination, extensive mycotoxin contamination has been reported to occur in feed. Therefore, their presence represents a constant health risk for animals....

Authors
Cheli, F.; Pinotti, L.; Novacco, M.; Ottoboni, M.; Tretola, M.; Dell'Orto, V.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 010, pp 1-20

Carotenoids are reported to play an important role in various physiological processes. Carotenoids quench reactive oxygen species and play a role in the prevention of development of chronic diseases and certain types of allergic diseases. The intake of β-carotene, which is one of the carotenoids,...

Authors
Akiyama, H.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 009, pp 1-7

Appropriate feeding during the pregnancy and post-pregnancy period determines both the milk production in the ensuing lactation as well as the reproductive efficiency of the animal. During this period, 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after parturition are very important because dramatic physiological...

Authors
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 006, pp 1-8

Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

Authors
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 008, pp 1-18

The majority of Muslims only consume Halal food because they believe the consumption of such foods is a commandment from Allah (God). Whilst Halal food may be readily available in Muslim-majority countries, Muslims living in the West often encounter a great deal of difficulty in finding Halal food....

Authors
Fuseini, A.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 007, pp 1-7

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