Tag Archives: rice

DA Pushes Brown Rice Use

DA Pushes Brown Rice Use

  CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 31 (PIA) – Highlighting to its nutritional benefits, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is pushing the use of brown or unpolished rice.   Audy ...

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PhilRice Adapts a Simplified Virus Detection Tool for Rice

PhilRice Adapts a Simplified Virus Detection Tool for Rice

  NUEVA ECIJA, Feb. 22 — Scientists at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) have adapted a simplified method to detect viruses in plant and insect vectors using the loop-mediated isothermal ...

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Iron-Fortified Rice is Best for School Children

Iron-Fortified Rice is Best for School Children

  The dietary component of the 7th National Nutrition Survey (NNS) by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) affirmed that rice is ...

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Multi Nutrient Rice Kernels Can Fill Gaps In Rice Fortification

Multi Nutrient Rice Kernels Can Fill Gaps In Rice Fortification

  Rice fortification in the Philippines began in the early 1940’s. It was conceptualized by Dr. R.R. Williams, who incidentally also discovered vitamin B1 or thiamine. Fortifying rice by adding ...

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Govts’ Agree to Stem Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Rice: UN

Govts’ Agree to Stem Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Rice: UN

  GENEVA, July 17, 2014 (AFP) – Governments have agreed the first international standards limiting cancer-causing arsenic pollution in rice, a key move to protect consumers of what is a ...

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