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- Bourn, D.; Prescott, J.
- Critical reviews in food science and nutrition 2002 v.42 no.1 pp. 1-34
- foods; organic foods; food composition; nutrient content; food safety; organic production; food industry; consumer attitudes; consumer preferences; crop production; retail marketing; fertilizers; organic fertilizers; data analysis; animal feeding; animal health; food contamination; microbial contamination; food research; human health; New Zealand
- ... Given the significant increase in consumer interest in organic food products, there is a need to determine to what extent there is a scientific basis for claims made for organic produce. Studies comparing foods derived from organic and conventional growing systems were assessed for three key areas: nutritional value, sensory quality, and food safety. It is evident from this assessment that there a ...
- Duran, N.; Teixeira, M.F.S.; Conti, R. de.; Esposito, E.
- Critical reviews in food science and nutrition 2002 v.42 no.1 pp. 53-66
- fungi; pigments; dyes; food coloring; chemical structure; food industry; antimicrobial properties
- ... The dyestuff industry is suffering from the increases in costs of feedstock and energy for dye synthesis, and they are under increasing pressure to minimize the damage to the environment. The industries are continuously looking for cheaper, more environmentally friendly routes to existing dyes. The aim of this minireview is to discuss the most important advances in the fungal pigment area and its ...