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Food Law & Economics

Including national and international laws on food and nutrition, economics of food supply, as well as food security and food aid.

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Abstract

Studies in urban informal settlements show widespread inappropriate infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices and high rates of food insecurity. This study assessed the association between household food security and IYCF practices in two urban informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya. The...

Author(s)
Macharia, T. N.; Ochola, S.; Mutua, M. K.; Kimani-Murage, E. W.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication
Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 2018, 9, 1, pp 20-29
Abstract

Currently, nutraceuticals do not have a specific definition distinct from those of other food-derived categories, such as food supplements, herbal products, pre- and probiotics, functional foods, and fortified foods. Many studies have led to an understanding of the potential mechanisms of action of...

Author(s)
Santini, A.; Cammarata, S. M.; Capone, G.; Ianaro, A.; Tenore, G. C.; Pani, L.; Novellino, E.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2018, 84, 4, pp 659-672
Miscellaneous

Chicken production is an essential agricultural activity practiced by almost all rural communities throughout the developing world. However, in the earlier times smallholder chicken production was a neglected agenda in the development themes compared with its role in poverty alleviation and food...

Author(s)
Tesfahun Alemayehu; Bruno, J.; Fasil Getachew; Tadelle Dessie
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Publication
Socio-economic, marketing and gender aspects of village chicken production in the tropics: a review of literature, 2018, pp 31 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

A new paradigm - 'sustainable nutrition' - has emerged where distinct streams of scientific discourse are beginning to overlap: in global change, environmental science, agriculture, food security, nutrition, sustainable development and public health. A broadening of perspective has accompanied this...

Date
February 2018
Subjects
agriculture; aquaculture; climate change; diet; food consumption; food distribution programs; food marketing; food processing; food production; food safety; food security; food storage; food supply; food wastes; nutrition security; socioeconomic status; stakeholders; sustainability
Author(s)
Gustafson, D. I.
News Article

The European Commission has adopted a strategy to make all plastic packaging reusable or recyclable by 2030, reduce the production of single use...

Date
January 2018
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
AbstractFull Text

These researches aimed determine the quality parameters, the nutritional profile, and the thermogravimetric and oxidative behavior of Muruci (Byrsonima crassifolia L.) oil obtained by supercritical CO2 extraction. The results showed an average oil yield of 5.50%. The acidity and peroxide values...

Author(s)
Santos, O. V.; Correa, N. C. F.; Carvalho Junior, R.; Costa, C. E. F. da; Moraes, J. de F. C.; Lannes, S. C. da S.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos
Publication
Food Science and Technology (Campinas), 2018, 38, 1, pp 172-179

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