Food safety
Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid...
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Art In Banana Peacock | Banana Art | Fruit Carving | Party Garnishing | Food Decoration
See this step-by-step video to understand how to quickly cut and serve as a banana peacock. Good Luck and Happy Learning!
Herman Cain Comes Forward To Expose NASTY Truth Behind Epi-Pen Scandal
There is the free market, and then there is the government manipulated free market. One is based purely on supply and demand while the other picks winners and losers and provides advantages to the con...
Neonic Pesticide link To Long-Term Wild Bee Decline
The large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England has been linked to the use of neonicotinoid insecticides by a new study.
Major science group weighs in on safety of genetically modified foods
Report looked at more than 900 studies on the impact of genetically engineered crops and food products
Tiny Vermont Brings Food Industry To Its Knees On GMO Labels
General Mills’ announcement on Friday that it will start labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients to comply with a Vermont law shows food companies might be throwing in the towe...
FDA approves genetically engineered salmon
What’s for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States. Critics call it “frankenfish,” but the Fo...
How to Dry Herbs
There's nothing like opening a jar of dried herb — say thyme, rosemary or oregano — in the dead of winter and having the scent remind you of the glorious summer day you picked it and set it to drying....
First Cancer-Fighting Virus Approved
An engineered herpesvirus that provokes an immune response against cancer has become the first treatment of its kind to be approved for use in the United States, paving the way for a long-awaited clas...
Blocking Enzymes In Hair Follicles Promotes Hair Growth
The study raises the possibility that JAK inhibitors could be used to restore hair growth in forms of hair loss induced by male pattern baldness, and other types of hair loss that occur when hair foll...
Dangers Of 'Herbal Viagra': What Every Man Should Know
Basketball player Lamar Odom's collapse this week – after allegedly using cocaine and sexual supplements – has raised questions about the supplements and their safety and whether they could increase t...
Study: 23,000 E.R. Visits Caused By Supplements
An estimated 23,000 emergency rooms visits a year are caused by dietary supplements, a new study said. Researchers tracked emergency room visits across the United States for over 10 years and found t...
How To Store Fresh Vegetables For Months … Without A Refrigerator
If gardeners find spring and summer to be about growing food, they find fall and winter to be more about storing food. The fall season brings bountiful harvest from your own garden as well as inexpens...
Teen Develops Hepatitis After Drinking Green Tea For Weight Loss
It is the drink of choice for the health-conscious, but doctors have warned of the hidden dangers of green tea after a teenage girl who drank three cups a day for three months contracted acute hepatit...
U.S. FDA Accepts First Digital Medicine New Drug Application
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and Proteus Digital Health (Proteus) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the New Drug Application (ND...
Slower Melting Ice Cream In Pipeline Thanks To New Ingredient
Childhood memories of sticky hands from melting ice cream cones could soon become obsolete, thanks to a new food ingredient. Scientists have discovered a naturally occurring protein that can be used t...
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
Food processing
Food processing is the transformation of raw ingredients, by physical or chemical means into food, or of food into other forms. Food processing combines raw food ingredients to produce marketable foo...
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Food preservation
Food preservation usually involves preventing the growth of bacteria, fungi (such as yeasts), or other micro-organisms (although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria or fungi to the food),...
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Foodborne illness
Foodborne illness (also foodborne disease and colloquially referred to as food poisoning) is any illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated food, pathogenic bacteria, viruses, or parasites...
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Genetically modified food
Genetically modified foods (or GM foods) are foods produced from organisms that have had specific changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering. These techniques have allo...
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Mercury in fish
Fish and shellfish concentrate mercury in their bodies, often in the form of methylmercury, a highly toxic organic compound of mercury. Fish products have been shown to contain varying amounts of heav...
Mercury in fish - Wikipedia
Arsenic contamination of groundwater
Arsenic contamination of groundwater is a form of groundwater pollution which is often due to naturally occurring high concentrations of arsenic in deeper levels of groundwater. It is a high-profile ...
Arsenic contamination of groundwater - Wikipedia
Benzene in soft drinks
Benzene in soft drinks is of potential concern due to the carcinogenic nature of the benzene molecule. This contamination is a public health concern and has caused significant outcry among environment...
Shellfish poisoning
There are four syndromes called shellfish poisoning, which share some common features and are primarily associated with bivalve molluscs (such as mussels, clams, oysters and scallops). These shellfish...
Pesticide
Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, and then destroying, or mitigating any pest. They are a class of biocide. The most common use of pesticides is as plant protection products (a...
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Preservative
A preservative is a substance that is added to products such as foods, pharmaceuticals, paints, biological samples, wood, etc. to prevent decomposition by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical c...
Sweeteners
A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less food energy. Some sugar substitutes are natural and some are synthetic. Those t...
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Food safety in the People's Republic of China
Food safety in China (中华人民共和国的食品安全) is a growing concern relating to agriculture. China's principal crops are rice, corn, wheat, soybeans, and cotton in addition to apples and other fruits and vegetab...
Adulterant
An adulterant is a substance found within other substances (e.g. food, beverages, fuels), although not allowed for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration. An adulte...