Biofortification of cassava makes real progress thanks to SNP detection methods

A Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in a Phytoene Synthase Gene can Simplify Provitamin A Biofortification of CassavaRalf WelschISB NEWS REPORT MARCH 2011The need for biofortification of staple cropsMillions of poor people rely on staples to meet their daily calorie requirements. The…

Choose meat and other foods by levels of microbial contamination? I’d like to see that!

Whole Foods safety sucks but they care …21.nov.10barfblogDoug Powellhttp://www.barfblog.com/blog/145226/10/11/21/whole-foods-safety-sucks-they-care-%E2%80%A6I bought a turkey yesterday for Thursday’s Thanksgiving food orgy – 15 pounds at $0.68 per pound at Dillions supermarket in Manhattan (Kansas).We usually don’t go anywhere because the town is more…

Improved nutritional value from GM spud developed in India

Next-generation protein-rich potato expressing the seed protein gene AmA1 is a result of proteome rebalancing in transgenic tuberProtein deficiency is the most crucial factor that affects physical growth and development and that increases morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries.…