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    • Supplementing the immune system with plant-produced antibodies 

      Hein, Mich B. (NABC, 2002)
      The forefront of agriculture/medicine interactions is the use of plants to manufacture innovative medicinal products directly. An emerging biopharmaceutical industry geared toward manufacture of human monoclonal antibodies ...
    • Supporting comprehensive foods for health research: A new model 

      Clutter, Mary (NABC, 2002)
      Twenty-first century biology will be increasingly multi-disciplinary and multidimensional. Whereas the biology of the 20th century was mainly reductionist, new technologies and new disciplines will address questions from ...
    • Targeted nutrition in health and disease 

      Johnson, Clarence (NABC, 2002)
      The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 created a new, and sometimes controversial, industry based on diet and health. Functional foods and nutraceuticals are foods or ingredients that are perceived by the ...
    • Technology progression in plants used for food and medicine 

      Arntzen, Charles J. (NABC, 2002)
      The food industry has a history and scientists have faced difficult decisions before, and, as a society, we have made good and bad choices in the past. One man’s noxious weed may be another’s cure for depression, and there ...
    • The Center for Plants and Human Health: An interdisciplinary approach 

      Gardner, Gary (NABC, 2002)
      The current model for competitive research funding in the United States is primarily single-principal-investigator grants in a single discipline, but new approaches to the relationships between plants and human health will ...
    • The food industry: Promoting public health 

      Crockett, Susan (NABC, 2002)
      The food industry provides a key link between agriculture and health, and is an important contributor to public health. Direct and indirect communications are necessary in order to reach consumers with public-health ...
    • The National safety first initiative 

      Kapuscinski, Anne (NABC, 2002)
      The National Safety First Initiative is a diverse coalition addressing biosafety issues—to ensure that the promises of agricultural biotechnology will be realized—by drawing up cross-industry, publicly trusted standards ...
    • The role of edible vaccines 

      Howard, John A. (NABC, 2002)
      The distinction between food and medicine may be reduced by producing human pharmaceuticals in food crops. The benefits of such an approach are abundantly clear. Producing biopharmaceutical molecules synthetically, or ...
    • Wellness trends in 2002 

      Demeritt, Laurie (NABC, 2002)
      Consumer behavior shows a large gap between education, perception, and adoption. Consumers need to feel that they are in control but often feel out of control of much of their lives. Selecting foods they want to eat is one ...
    • Where do functional foods fit in the diet? 

      Clare Hasler (NABC, 2002)
      Functional foods are whole foods enhanced to provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition. Enhanced nutrition and dietary modification can dramatically reduce incidence of some diseases. Dietary changes, including greater ...
    • Why medicine needs Agriculture 

      Goldman, Irwin L (NABC, 2002)
      The refinement of agricultural production methods had the unintended effect of severing the relationship between most of society and the soil. In the United States, the largely rural population of the turn of the twentieth ...