More Than Just Peanuts
- Maize food allergy: lipid-transfer proteins, endochitinases, and alpha-zein precursor are relevant maize allergens in double-blind placebo-controlled maize-challenge-positive patients. Pastorello, Elide A.; Farioli, Laura; Pravettoni, Valerio; Scibilia, Joseph; Conti, Amedeo; Fortunato, Donatella; Borgonovo, Linda; Bonomi, Simona; Primavesi, Laura; Ballmer-Weber, Barbara // Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Sep2009, Vol. 395 Issue 1, p93
Italian patients with maize anaphylaxis have been shown to have IgE toward two major maize allergens: an alpha-amylase inhibitor and a 9-kDa LTP. A complete study on maize food allergens in patients with positive maize double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) is lacking. The...
- Peanut growers intend fewer acres. Hollis, Paul L. // Southeast Farm Press;5/3/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p4
The article reports on the plans of the farmers of Georgia to decrease plantings of the peanut crop by 17 percent for 2006. The reduction is because of its low demand market for the crop. But the rising fuel and fertilizer costs had a minimal effect on the reduction in peanut acreage. The...
- The Maize Transition in Asia: Unlocking the Controversy. FALCON, WALTER P.; NAYLOR, ROSAMOND L. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec1998, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p960
Examines the controversy in maize transition in Asia. Improvements in Asian maize yields; Forecast on maize utilization in Asia; Policy implications.
- AMERICAN FOODS AND EUROPE'S POPULATION GROWTH 1750-1850. Langer, William L. // Journal of Social History;Winter75, Vol. 8 Issue 2
Evaluates the adoption and impact of American potatoes and maize on the food supply of Europe in the 'population explosion' period. Historical attributes of the cultivation and consumption of potatoes; Consumption of potatoes during the 'Great Hunger' period; Impact of maize on the sudden...
- Fueling Famine. SCHLAKE, CHRIS // Sacred Fire;2012, Issue 16, p9
The article reflects on the catastrophic impact of the shrinking stocks of food corn and rising corn prices on families not only in the U.S. but also other parts of the world.
- Food security status: It's association with inflammatory marker and lipid profile among young adult. Nur Atiqah, A.; Norazmir, M. N.; Khairil Anuar, M. I.; Mohd Fahmi, M.; Norazlanshah, H. // International Food Research Journal;2015, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p1855
Food insecurity, the inability to have sufficient, safe and nutritious food for an active and healthy life, was found to be closely associated with adverse health outcomes. However, limited studies can be found that clearly explains lipid profile and inflammatory events among food secure and...
- Influence of forced-air precooling time on the changes in quality attributes and consumer acceptance of Musa AAA Berangan. Kuan, C. H.; Ahmad, S. H.; Son, R.; Yap, E. S. P.; Zamri, M. Z.; Shukor, N. I. A.; Tajidin, N. E.; Bunga Raya, K. // International Food Research Journal;2015, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p1864
A good temperature management, such as precooling and cold storage, can delay deterioration of fresh produce. In this study, different forced-air precooling times were applied on Musa AAA Berangan to investigate the influence of forced-air precooling time on the changes of quality attributes and...
- Time series analysis of factors affecting the demand for local rice in Malaysia. Chung, B. H.; Tan, J. R. // International Food Research Journal;2015, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p1870
The own price, income and price of a substitute are the determinants of demand in the classical theory of consumer behavior. We used the theory to analyze the demand for local rice in Malaysia by using time series variables. We examined whether there is a long run relationship among the...
- Can corn demand outpace supply? Van Trump, Kevin // Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;11/15/2013, p2
The article explores whether the strong corn demand in the U.S. in 2013 can outpace supply.