How wheat can root out the take-all fungus
(Rothamsted Research) In the soils of the world's cereal fields, a family tussle between related species of fungi is underway for control of the crops' roots, with food security on the line. Beneficial fungi can help plants to protect themselves from cousins eager to overwhelm the roots, but it's a closely fought battle. Working out the right conditions to support those beneficial fungi and identifying the cereal varieties that are best suited to make the most of that help is no mean task. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 22, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Century Snacks LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk, Soy, Wheat and Cashews in Snak Club Family Size Tropical Trail Mix
Century Snacks of Commerce, CA, is recalling certain 16 OZ. bags of Tropical Trail Mix because they may contain milk, soy, wheat and cashew allergens and this is not declared on the package. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, soy, wheat or cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

SQI Brings Diagnostics Direct to Consumers Through Collaboration
SQI Diagnostics is hoping to expand its presence into the rapidly growing direct-to-consumer diagnostic testing market, through a collaboration with Microdrop. The consumer diagnostic market is valued at $173 million and is predicted to grow to $350 million by 2020, according to statistics provided by Kalorama Information. The field is very lucrative and the collaboration with Microdrop would be an entry point for SQI Diagnostics.  “As a diagnostics company we always value and respect the diagnostic expertise of physicians and performing laboratories,” Russell Peloquin, VP of global commercial operations for SQI Diag...
Source: MDDI - May 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day ’s Worth of Added Sugar
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Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / AP Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

So A Rice Grower And A Wheat Grower Walk Into A Coffee Shop
A new study suggests that modern-day Chinese might behave differently in coffee shops — depending on whether their ancestors grew rice or wheat.(Image credit: Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maanvi Singh Source Type: news