Friday, February 28, 2014

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Web links to stories issued February 24-28, 2014 ___________________________________________

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USDA Agricultural Research Service
February 28, 2014

Puree-making process goes international:
A puree-making process patented by USDA and cooperators has gone international with patents issued in the United States and now also in China, New Zealand and Australia. The process makes sweet vegetable purees that can be used to replace sugar, fats and oils in a variety of baked goods and other products. (2/24)

Investigating baby's bone health:
Does obesity during pregnancy impact the baby's chances of developing strong, healthy bones? No one knows for certain, but ongoing USDA-funded studies at the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center in Little Rock are helping to provide clues. (2/27)


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