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Food and Agriculture Organization,

n.pr a specialized agency of the United Nations that strives to improve agricultural productivity, raise levels of nutrition, and better the living conditions of rural populations. It is also responsible for setting the values associated with the Provisional Tolerable Weekly Intake (PTWI). Also called
FAO. See also Provisional Tolerable Weekly Intake.
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Verifying the company's rising prominence in an emerging industry, in March the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) appointed CGP as its primary contact for information on industrial hemp, recognized as a promising food crop for developing nations.
A decade ago, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calculated that the forests encircling Earth's waistline were vanishing at a rate of 11.
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and the Joint Expert Committee on Human Nutrition of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO), have recommended that these essential fatty acids be included in preterm infant formulas.
An "unprecedented level" of cooperation between donor nations and African states in fighting locusts and grasshoppers has averted the threat of famine in much of Africa, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
For this reason, the Expert Committee on Human Nutrition of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that DHA be included in infant formulas.
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and the Expert Committee on Human Nutrition of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO), have recommended that these essential fatty acids be included in preterm infant formulas.
In addition, The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and the Expert Committee on Human Nutrition of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO), have recommended that these essential fatty acids be included in pre-term infant formulas.
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