Impossible Foods expands to Asia with $114 million in new financing

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Intense pulsed light kills 99.99999 percent of harmful bacteria in powdered food

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FoodLogiQ lands $19.5 million to expand supply chain transparency

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Ocean Hugger Foods partners with Aramark to distribute plant-based raw tuna alternative

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A soil bacterium helps penicillin counter germ resistance

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McDonald’s sets goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 36 percent

In Illinois, McDonald's announced it will partner with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald's restaurants and offices by 36...

Plant-based mono-unsaturated fats lower risk of death from heart disease

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DSM and Mixfit provide personalized nutrition solutions for optimal health

In New Jersey, DSM and Mixfit, a digital health company, announced a strategic partnership to deliver personalized nutrition solutions for optimal health based on...

Americans are aging more slowly than the previous generation

In California, Americans may be aging more slowly than they were two decades ago. "This is the first evidence we have of delayed 'aging'...

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