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Christian Huyghe and the end of pesticides

Christian HUYGHE, Deputy Director of the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), granted us a lengthy interview. For the second part of our conversation, we discuss the potential end of phytosanitary products. (Article in French)Read more →

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Can ultra-processed foods lead to a greater risk of cancer?

A scientific study carried out in France has concluded that ‘the consumption of ultra-processed foods is associated with a higher overall risk of cancer’. However, France’s National Agribusiness Agency (ANIA) has contradicted the claim, stating: ‘There has never been a scientific study that has proven this.’ (Article in French)Read more →

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Glyphosate: Battle over health diagnosis

The health effects of glyphosate, a weedkiller deemed “likely carcinogenic” in 2015 by the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, is at the heart of an intense debate between manufacturers, scientists, NGOs and assessment authorities. (Article in French)Read more →

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Junk food is fattening rural Chinese children: study

Researchers raised the alarm Wednesday about an obesity explosion among children in rural China as a Western-style diet high in sugar and carbohydrates starts taking its toll. A 29-year survey of kids in China’s eastern Shandong province revealed that 17 percent of boys younger than…
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USA: Grocery shopping with a doctor

While France is struggling with its experiments in nutritional labeling, in the United States, it is health professionals who are taking direct action. Now you can go grocery shopping with your doctor or nurse. (Article in French)Read more →

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Radio Salmon…

Fresh salmon coming from conventional channels, whether from Norway or Ireland, is less contaminated than before, while organic varieties are more contaminated, according to a study published today by 60 Millions de Consommateurs. (Article in French)Read more →