Tag: FoodSafety

Benin’s Environmental, Food Control Labs Join Forces to Track Pollutants and Increase Food Safety

| September 4, 2017

Cotonou, Benin – With increased shipping activity along its coast and mining in the region, Beninese authorities are concerned about pollution that could affect the environment and impact the country’s agricultural products. They have turned to the IAEA for assistance …

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Benin Resumes Pineapple Exports — With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

| August 11, 2017

Allada, Benin -- Benin’s farmers can again export pineapples to the European Union, their most lucrative market, following the set-up of a food safety surveillance system with the help of the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the …

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Equipped With New Capabilities, Laboratory in Pakistan Helps Improve Food Safety, Increase Exports

| July 27, 2017

The Pakistani Veterinary Residue Laboratory in Faisalabad, a food laboratory supported by the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has acquired the capability to undertake state-of-the-art tests to certify the safety of food. It …

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Stable Nitrogen Isotope Helps Scientists Optimize Water, Fertilizer Use

| June 12, 2017

Finding nutrient-efficient and high-yielding rice

Su Win and her team used the nitrogen-15 isotopic technique, with support from the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), to determine the nitrogen uptake of different kinds of …

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Stable Nitrogen Isotope Helps Scientists Optimize Water, Fertilizer Use

| May 23, 2017

Naypidaw, Myanmar and Gabarone, Botswana – Experts in a growing number of countries are using a nuclear technique to help farmers increase crop yields, optimize fertilizer use and evaluate varieties of rice, cereals and vegetables for their efficiency in making …

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