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Drug trial shows promising results to fight Huntington's disease

For the first time, an experimental drug has reduced levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington's disease in humans.

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'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope in Huntington's disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease.

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UPDATE 1-'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope in Huntington's disease

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease.

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'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope on Huntingdon's disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntingdon's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease.

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Tyson Foods raises stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, said on Thursday it slightly raised its stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat as it looks to tap growing demand for alternative sources of protein.

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Protein powder: Pros and cons

Protein powders are expected to be a $7.5 billion industry by 2020, and the products are popular for a wide variety of reasons: Vegetarians might feel that their diets are somewhat lacking, athletes may want to add muscle faster or aim for a competitive edge, and still others might be looking for a quick meal that isn't dripping with grease.

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U.S. scientists take step toward creating artificial life

CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins.

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Abnormal Proteins Discovered in Skin of Patients With Rare Brain Disease

Finding so-called prions in skin samples may lead to early diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. But the discovery also hints at possible risks from surgery.

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BRIEF-Cargill protein invests $146 mln in Nashville to give customers expanded protein options

* Cargill protein invests $146 million in Nashville to give customers expanded protein options

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FDA moves to revoke soy health claim

The US Food and Drug Administration called into question Monday the health claim that soy protein reduces heart disease risk.

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U.S. moves to revoke claim that soy protein protects the heart

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a rule revoking the right of companies to claim soy protein protects the heart, while potentially allowing a more circumspect health claim.

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Low-protein U.S. soy crop dents meal quality, may lift feed costs

CHICAGO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A protein shortfall in this year's U.S. soybean crop has forced processors like Bunge Ltd to cut the amount of the nutrient they can guarantee in soymeal, prompting concerns that animal feed costs and meat prices could rise.

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Kellogg to buy RXBAR protein bar maker for $600 mln

Oct 6 (Reuters) - Kellogg Co said on Friday it would buy the owner of RXBAR protein bars for $600 million as the world's largest cereal maker looks to expand its portfolio of healthier foods and tap millennial customers.

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BRIEF-Omega Protein to be acquired by Cooke for $22.00 per share

* Cooke Inc agrees to acquire Omega Protein Corporation for $22.00 per share

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Matter: Ancient Viruses Are Buried in Your DNA

Endogenous retroviruses wormed into the human genome eons ago. Today viral genes continue to produce a variety of mysterious proteins in the body.

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BRIEF-PTC THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES DATA FROM PART 1 OF SUNFISH TRIAL

* RG7916 INCREASED SMN PROTEIN PRODUCTION IN SUNFISH CLINICAL TRIAL IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2/3 SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY

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UPDATE 2-Strong beef demand lifts Cargill Q1 profit

CHICAGO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday as strong beef demand and ample supplies of cattle lifted earnings for its animal nutrition and protein segment for a fifth straight quarter.

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Newly discovered protein could help diagnose chronic brain disease: study

(Reuters) - Researchers have discovered a protein that could help diagnose a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes, veterans of military service and others who have experienced brain trauma, a new study published on Tuesday showed.

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Breakthrough could lead to CTE diagnosis in living athletes

The headlines of football players and chronic traumatic encephalopathy - commonly known as CTE - seem endless. The degenerative brain disease's most recent vicitm - former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez. But one of the biggest obstacles in understanding CTE has been the inability to diagnose it in the living. New research published today may make that possible. Published in the journal PLOS One, researchers have found a protein that can be a marker of this devastating disease.

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Alnylam's RNAi drug succeeds in key study, shares soar

(Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc's RNAi-based drug that targets a rare genetic disease met the main goal of a key study, in a breakthrough for the new class of medicines that works by blocking disease-causing proteins.

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Alnylam's genetic disease drug succeeds key study, shares soar

(Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat a rare genetic disease cleared a key study, moving the company closer to filing a marketing application for the drug, which is part of a new class of medicines that block disease-causing proteins.

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BRIEF-Bradley L. Radoff reports 5.8 percent stake in Omega Protein as of August 18

* Bradley L. Radoff reports 5.8 percent stake in Omega Protein Corp as of August 18, 2017 - SEC filing

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Body builder dies eating high-protein diet

Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, had a rare genetic disorder that prevented her body from properly metabolizing her high-protein diet.

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Roche unloads some rights to drug hopeful after asthma trial disappointment

ZURICH, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Roche is offloading some rights to what was once one of its top drug prospects, lebrikizumab, for payments which could total more than $1 billion after the medicine produced only lacklustre results in an asthma study last year. The Basel-based drugmaker had said in February 2016 that the monoclonal antibody targeting the so-called Interleukin 13 protein hit its goal in just one of two identical Phase III studies - dashing its hopes that late-stage studies would provide

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Paraguay's high-protein wheat may be too scarce to seize demand

ASUNCION/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Weather damage to crops in Paraguay has robbed the international wheat market of more supplies of the high-quality grain needed to make bread and snatched an opportunity for the country to cultivate customers other than its massive neighbor, Brazil.

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Want better muscles? More protein may help . . . up to a point

(Reuters Health) - People who regularly do resistance exercises may get stronger and build more lean muscle mass when they add more protein to their diet, a recent study suggests.

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Sleep disruption increases Alzheimer’s-related protein levels

(Reuters Health) - Disrupting deep sleep boosts the amount of an Alzheimer’s disease-related protein called amyloid-beta in the fluid bathing the brain and spinal cord, new research suggests.

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Sanofi to buy vaccines biotech group Protein Sciences

PARIS, July 11 (Reuters) - French drugmaker and healthcare group Sanofi is to buy privately-held U.S vaccines biotech company Protein Sciences for an initial amount of $650 million, as Sanofi steps up its acquisition programme after recently missing two large deals.

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BRIEF-Argenx presents data from ARGX-111 phase Ib study

* ARGENX PRESENTS FULL DATA FROM ARGX-111 PHASE IB STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CANCERS OVER-EXPRESSING THE MET PROTEIN AT BEST OF ASCO ASIA 2017 (SINGAPORE) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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Researchers discover atomic structure of suspect Alzheimer proteins

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time revealed the atomic structure of the tau protein filaments that tangle in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and say it should point the way towards developing new treatments for the disease.

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By Jiminy: Belgian start-up puts crickets on the menu

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Brussels start-up is hoping to stir a culinary revolution in Belgium by pushing crunchy crickets as a protein alternative to meat.

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Snake venom is key in experimental drug for heart patients

An experimental antiplatelet drug has surprising bite. Based on a protein found in snake venom, the new drug prevented blood clotting in mice without causing excessive bleeding after an injury, according to research published Thursday in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. The drug has yet to be tested in humans.

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BRIEF-Omega Protein Q1 earnings per share $0.27

* Omega Protein announces first quarter 2017 financial results

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Gluten-free diets don't help heart health, might harm it

(Reuters Health) - People who don't have conditions like celiac disease tend to adopt gluten-free diets because of perceived overall health benefits, but a new study says cutting the protein from diets certainly won't benefit heart health.

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BRIEF-Herbalife issues voluntary recall for peanut butter protein bar due to traces of fish allergen

* Herbalife International of America Inc issues voluntary recall for its protein bar - peanut butter due to trace amounts of undeclared fish allergen Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Roche's emicizumab hemophilia drug shows positive results with children

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG's emicizumab drug for treating hemophilia A showed positive interim results in a phase III study with children with inhibitors to clotting protein factor VIII, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.

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Roche's emicizumab haemophilia drug shows positive results with children

ZURICH, April 17 (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG's emicizumab drug for treating haemophilia A showed positive interim results in a phase III study with children with inhibitors to clotting protein factor VIII, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.

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How to pick the healthiest fish for your plate

Seafood is very healthy to eat -- all things considered. Fish and shellfish are an important source of protein, vitamins and minerals, and they are low in saturated fat.

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Cargill 3rd-qtr profit jumps on food ingredient, protein demand

CHICAGO, March 29 (Reuters) - Global commodities trader Cargill Inc on Wednesday reported a sharply higher quarterly profit led by strong results from its food ingredients and animal protein businesses.

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BRIEF-Aurinia Pharma announces 48-week results from study of voclosporin

* Aurinia Pharmaceuticals-announces 48-week results from “Aurinia early urinary protein reduction predicts response study” of voclosporin for treatment of lupus nephritis

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How can we feed 9 billion people?

How can we feed nine billion people enough protein in a way which is affordable, healthy and good for the environment?

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Is yogurt healthy?

Yes, go ahead and add yogurt to your healthy foods list if you haven't already. Whether you choose plain, Greek, flavored or low-fat, yogurt is a nutrient-packed snack that nourishes you with a generous amount of calcium and protein, along with B vitamins and minerals, including potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.

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UPDATE 1-Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf to buy U.S.-based Lightlife Foods

Feb 21 (Reuters) - Canadian meat packaging goods company Maple Leaf Foods Inc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S.-based Lightlife Foods Inc, a manufacturer of plant-based protein foods, for $140 million and related costs.

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Dietary protein - from any source - may help muscle health

(Reuters Health) - Diets high in protein from any source - animals or plants - may help keep muscles big and strong as people age, according to a new study.

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Ancient tissue found in 195 million-year-old dinosaur rib

It might be the oldest soft tissue sample ever found. Researchers discovered ancient collagen and protein remains preserved in the ribs of a dinosaur that walked the Earth 195 million years ago.

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BRIEF-Omega Protein sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share

* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.05per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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France's Roquette counts on expanding Canada's pea output

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan 20 (Reuters) - France's Roquette, which is building the world's largest pea protein plant in Manitoba, is counting on the province's farmers to boost their production to supply the C$400 million ($300 million) factory, the company said on Friday.

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France's Roquette bets on pea protein with Canadian factory

PARIS (Reuters) - French plant-based ingredient maker Roquette will build the world's largest pea protein facility in Canada to meet fast-growing demand for vegetable protein in food and pharmaceutical products in North America, the group said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Protein Sciences reports good safety results from lead zika vaccine in preclinical studies

* Lead zika vaccine candidate had good safety results, induced strong neutralizing antibodies against zika virus in preclinical studies

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BRIEF-TerraVia's whole algal protein gets regulatory approval from Health Canada

* TerraVia's whole algal protein gains regulatory approval from Health Canada expanding whole algae ingredients approval across North America

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BRIEF-Lego Chem Biosciences receives patent

* Says it receives patent about protein-active agent conjugates and method for preparing the same

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Novartis joins forces with Ionis on cardiovascular treatments

ZURICH, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Novartis has agreed with Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc and its affiliate Akcea Therapeutics Inc to license two experimental treatments that aim to reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with high levels of lipoproteins, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.

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Commodity trader ED&F Man acquires UK pulses specialist Maviga

PARIS, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Agricultural commodity trading group ED&F Man has acquired Maviga Plc, a British firm specialising in pulses, as it targets rising demand for protein crops for use in food, the companies said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Blirt buys device for 629,000 zlotys to produce proteins

* Buys device and software for pilot production of proteins for 629,000 zlotys ($148,696) gross

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BRIEF-Bionaturis gets patent in US for formulations of protein administration

* Gets patent in the United States for formulations for non-invasive administration of active proteins in animals or humans Source text: http://bit.ly/2iieetG

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BRIEF-Omega Protein enteres into plea agreement with U.S. Attorney's Office

* Says on Dec 15,co's unit entered into plea agreement with U.S. Attorney's office for western district of Louisiana

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Grifols to buy Hologic's stake in blood screening JV for $1.85 billion

(Reuters) - Spain's Grifols SA , which develops plasma protein therapies, said it would buy U.S. medical device maker Hologic Inc's interest in their blood screening joint venture for $1.85 billion...

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UPDATE 1-Grifols to buy Hologic's stake in blood screening JV for $1.85 bln

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Spain's Grifols SA, which develops plasma protein therapies, said it would buy U.S. medical device maker Hologic Inc's interest in their blood screening joint venture for $1.85...

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Grifols to buy Hologic's stake in blood screening JV for $1.85 bln

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Spain's Grifols SA, which develops plasma protein therapies, said it would buy U.S. medical device maker Hologic Inc's interest in their blood screening joint venture for $1.85 billion in cash.

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Phys Ed: How Exercise Can Jog the Memory

People who exercised regularly and on the day of testing did better on memory tests and were less anxious than their more sedentary peers. But a gene that controls production of a certain protein may determine who benefits from exercise.

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Can You Get Too Much Protein?

While some nutritionists have encouraged the protein craze, a number of experts are urging caution.

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Tyson starts $150 million venture capital fund, eyes meat substitutes

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc has launched a $150 million venture capital fund that will target investments in companies commercializing meat substitutes, deepening the largest U.S. chicken producer's foray into alternative sources of protein.

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BRIEF-Akari says data from additional cohorts of ongoing Phase IB trial of coversin in healthy volunteers showed a dose effect

* Akari Therapeutics announces corporate update with new positive clinical data and a new pipeline of tick derived and engineered proteins

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BRIEF-Natrix Separations announces collaboration agreements with Merck and Sanofi

* Natrix separations announces collaboration agreements with Merck and Sanofi for the development of membrane-based protein a purification platform

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Roche confident in Alzheimer's programmes, despite Lilly flop

ZURICH, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Roche said on Wednesday it still believed drugs targeting a protein called beta amyloid had potential to help fight Alzheimer's disease, despite the high-profile failure of...

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BRIEF-Pangen Biotech signs contract worth 2.03 bln won

* Says it signs contract with Sam Chun Dang Pharm Co Ltd to provide protein consignment production(CMO) service

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CME amends soymeal futures contract, lowers protein specification

CHICAGO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The CME Group on Tuesday said it will amend its soybean meal futures contract to more closely reflect a lower average protein content of the animal feed traded in cash markets in the United States.

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BRIEF-IBIO reports issue of a new Canadian patent in company's ibiomodulator thermostable immunomodulator protein portfolio

* Announces issue of a new Canadian patent in company's ibiomodulator thermostable immunomodulator protein portfolio Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-NatureWise Biotech & Medicals gets patent license in Europe

* Says it received a patent license in Europe for NEW USE OF HISTONE DEACETYLASE INHIBITORS IN CHANGING MRJP3 PROTEIN IN ROYAL JELLY

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BRIEF-Adalta Co and XL-Protein GMBH entered into a collaboration agreement

* Co and XL-Protein GMBH entered into a collaboration on development and commercialization of a long acting form of AD-114

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Canadian dairies gear up milk protein output, reduce imports

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Canadian dairies are boosting production of concentrated milk proteins for use in cheese-making, and reducing imports from the United States, even as international rivals complain the industry operates unfairly.

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Trilobites: Studying the Building Blocks of Life in Stereo Sound

To make it easier to sift through data on proteins, a composer and a biologist turned them into music, an approach that could have many applications.

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Meat processor Tyson Foods invests in plant-based protein maker

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, took a 5 percent stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat amid growing pressure on food companies to reduce environmental...

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Do you need to eat more protein?

Wondering exactly how much protein you should be consuming each day? The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), which is the minimum amount you need to be healthy, is 0.8 grams per kilogram (0.36 grams per pound) of body weight per day -- 46 grams for an average woman. That equals as little as 10% of daily calories. If you're not super active, that's likely adequate, and you'll hit the target effortlessly if you follow a typical Western diet.

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BRIEF-JBT Corp to acquire Tipper Tie

* JBT Corporation signs definitive agreement to acquire Tipper Tie, a leading supplier of protein processing and packaging solutions

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Investors urge food companies to shift from meat to plants

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - A group of 40 investors managing $1.25 trillion in assets have launched a campaign to encourage 16 global food companies to change the way they source protein for their products to help to reduce environmental and health risks.

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BRIEF-Alteogen receives patent

* Says it receives patent on Sept. 21, for composition for stabilizing fusion protein in which protein and FC domain are fused

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BRIEF-Eleven Biotherapeutics buys Viventia Bio to create oncology company

* Eleven Biotherapeutics acquires Viventia Bio to create targeted protein therapeutics oncology company

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Edible wrappers could replace plastic

A new film made of milk proteins is 500 times better than plastic at keeping oxygen away from food. And you can eat it.

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BRIEF-Monsanto collaborates with Second Genome to use microbiome technology platform to accelerate protein discovery

* Announced a research agreement to accelerate discovery of new microbiome-based solutions

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BRIEF-Campbell Soup CEO says made changes to Campbell Fresh management

* CEO on conf call- Bolthouse Farms Protein Plus drinks accounts for about 15% of Bolthouse business

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A three-week plan to eat less meat

Cutting down on animal protein does more than slash calories -- it lowers your cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as your risks of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The vegetables, legumes, and whole grains that will replace the meat help shield you from developing these chronic diseases, too. "Plants are nature's pharmacy," says Kate Geagan, RD, author of Go Green Get Lean ($5, amazon.com). "They're brimming with protective nutrients and antioxidants that you just can't get from animals." You don't have to go full vegetarian -- our plan ups your plant protein without depriving you of that Saturday-night steak.

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BRIEF-Walvax Biotechnology unit gets nod for clinic trial

* Says its unit gets China Food and Drug Administration's approval for clinic trial of fusion protein vaccine for recombinant HPV

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Ackman cheers as Fidelity funds unload more Herbalife shares

BOSTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - One of Herbalife Ltd's largest investors sold more of the company's stock, just weeks after the U.S. government told the protein shake maker to reorganize its business, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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UPDATE 1-General Mills must face lawsuit over Cheerios Protein marketing

Aug 11 (Reuters) - A federal judge has ruled that General Mills Inc must face a lawsuit claiming it tricked consumers by marketing Cheerios Protein as a high-protein alternative to regular Cheerios, when the main difference was that it contained 17 times more sugar per serving.

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BRIEF-Oxford Nanopore Technologies licenses Xbrane Biopharma's protein production technology

* Has entered into a licence agreement with Oxford Nanopore Technologies regarding Xbrane's technology for the production of proteins used within Oxford Nanopore Technologies DNA sequencing technology

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BRIEF-Omega Protein reports Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.62

* Omega protein announces second quarter 2016 financial results

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Plant protein may help offset unhealthy habits

(Reuters Health) - People who eat more protein from plants and less from animals may live longer even when they have unhealthy habits like heavy drinking or smoking, a large U.S. study suggests.

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Meat-eaters may have a higher risk of death

Are you ready to take it easy with the bacon and burgers? A new protein-focused paper confirms that eating red meat may be linked to a higher risk of death.

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Cockroach milk: Protein drink you didn't know you're missing

A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates.

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Campbell Soup cuts sales outlook after Bolthouse Farms recall

July 20 (Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co, the world's largest soupmaker, said it was lowering its fiscal 2016 sales forecast to reflect the recall of its Bolthouse Farms protein drinks.

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RPT-Damage to bumper global wheat crop spurs use as animal feed

July 20 (Reuters) - From the heart of the U.S. big farm belt to Colombia, Vietnam and Indonesia, livestock producers are snapping up wheat damaged by bad weather or low in protein, providing pigs and poultry with grain more often milled for making bread.

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Damage to bumper global wheat crop spurs use as animal feed

July 20 (Reuters) - From the heart of the U.S. big farm belt to Colombia, Vietnam and Indonesia, livestock producers are snapping up wheat damaged by bad weather or low in protein, providing pigs and poultry with grain more often milled for making bread.

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BRIEF-Promis Neurosciences starts program to identify therapeutic targets on protein TDP43

* Initiated a program to identify novel therapeutic targets on neurotoxic strains of protein TDP43 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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U.S. pork packing plant boom may boost hog prices

CHICAGO, July 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. pork industry could be heading for higher hog prices as processing plants come on line at an unprecedented rate with packers investing millions of dollars to satisfy the appetite of protein-hungry China, industry analysts said.

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Smoking linked to inflammation, sperm damage in men

The sperm of men who smoke, compared to those who don’t, have more damaged DNA, fewer active energy-generating mitochondria and more proteins indicating a revved up immune response, according to a small study.

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BRIEF-Pangen Biotech signs contract worth 600 mln won

* Says it signs contract with SAM CHUN DANG PHARM CO. LTD, to provide protein

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UPDATE 1-Omega Protein shareholders elect activist's board nominees

June 28 (Reuters) - Dietary supplements maker Omega Protein Corp's shareholders elected two nominees of activist investor Wynnefield Capital to the company's board, ending a months-long proxy battle.

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Omega Protein shareholders elect activist investor's board nominees

June 28 (Reuters) - Dietary supplements maker Omega Protein Corp's shareholders elected two nominees of activist investor Wynnefield Capital to the company's board, ending a months-long proxy battle.

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BRIEF-UMN Pharma signs basic agreement with Protein Sciences

* Says it signed basic agreement with Protein Sciences Corporation regarding vaccine development for zika virus infection