Genetically Engineered Trees for Plantation Forests: Key Considerations for Environmental Risk Assessment
Journal Article 8/5/2013
Forests are vital to the world’s ecological, social, cultural and economic well-being yet sustainable provision of goods and services from forests is increasingly challenged by pressures such as growing demand for wood and other forest products, land conversion and degradation, and climate change.
Water Recovery and Reuse: Guidelines for Safe Application of Water Conservation Methods in Beverage Production and Food Processing
Many beverage producers and food processors are experiencing multiple pressures to find ways to minimize the total volume of water they use in the production of their product, and also to reduce waste water discharges.
Higher Dietary Flavonol Intake is Associated with Lower Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes
Journal Article 7/31/2013
This article, published in the Journal of Nutrition (2013;143(9):1474–1480), describes the effect of flavonol intake on type 2 diabetes risk.
Environmental Risk Assessment of GE Plants Under Low-Exposure Conditions
Journal Article 5/31/2013
This paper presents some relevant considerations for conducting an ERA for a GE plant in a low-exposure scenario in the context of the generalized ERA paradigm, building on discussions and case studies presented during a session at ISBGMO 12.
Potential Release Scenarios for Carbon Nanotubes Used in Composites
Journal Article 5/23/2013
The expected widespread use of carbon nanotube (CNT)-composites in consumer products calls for an assessment of the possible release and exposure to workers, consumers and the environment. Release of CNTs may occur at all steps in the life cycle of products, but to date only limited information is available about release of CNTs from actual products and articles.
A Critical Assessment of Research Needs Identified by the Dietary Guidelines Committees from 1980 to 2010
Journal Article 5/23/2013
This is a comprehensive analysis of the types of science evaluated and research gaps identified by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committees from the past 7 editions of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Estudo teórico da composição nutricional e custos de dieta enteral artesanal no Brasil: conclusões da Força-Tarefa de Nutrição Clínica do ILSI
Journal Article 3/16/2013
US Food Security and Climate Change: Agricultural Futures
Journal Article 2/22/2013
Open access article on the possible impact of climate change on food security through 2050.
Food Pattern Modeling Shows That the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Sodium and Potassium Cannot Be Met Simultaneously
Journal Article 2/14/2013
This article, published in Nutrition Research, used food pattern modeling based on linear programming to examine the theoretical feasibility of meeting the sodium and potassium dietary guidelines while simultaneously maintaining nutritional adequacy of the diet.
Science InSight - April 2013