Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
There's a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream stalls out over a region. A University of Chicago study explains the blocking phenomenon that has baffled forecasters until now.
Protein is changing consumer eating habits and promises big opportunity for pork producers. But new insights from the National Pork Board and the Pork Checkoff show pork only holds a small portion of menu offerings.
Despite a wild fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects a warmer-than-normal winter for the western two-thirds of the U.S. They don’t expect any areas with cooler-than-normal conditions.
Laws requiring food outlets to post calorie information of menu offerings go in effect today. Restaurants, convenience or grocery stores, movie theaters and vending machines with more than 20 sites must comply.