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Raw materials: Test or no test?

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A June 10, 2011 report on Deutsche Welle states “bean sprouts are the likely source of an E. coli outbreak in Germany that has killed 31 people and made nearly 3,000 ill since May [2011].” This information was attributed to Reinhard Burger, president of Germany’s federal infectious disease laboratory, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI).
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Five-second rule concerning dropped food has some truth - UPI.com

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UPI.com Five-second rule concerning dropped food has some truth UPI.com BIRMINGHAM, England, March 12 (UPI) -- Researchers in Britain say the urban legend that food picked up seconds after being dropped on the floor has fewer bacteria, is, in fact,...
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The Flavorists: Engineering Food Addictions | Organic Connections

The Flavorists: Engineering Food Addictions | Organic Connections | food engineering | Scoop.it
The CBS 60 Minutes segment called The Flavorists: Tweaking Tastes and Creating Cravings gives a great insight into how big processed food companies use engineered flavors to help create food addictions and cravings.

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Homegrown idea mushrooms into prize-winning business - Irish Independent

Homegrown idea mushrooms into prize-winning business - Irish Independent | food engineering | Scoop.it
Irish Independent Homegrown idea mushrooms into prize-winning business Irish Independent A husband-and-wife team who started growing mushrooms at home because they couldn't buy good ones anywhere have scooped one of the top awards of the Irish Food...
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Global food supply grows increasingly homogeneous, study says

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In the last 50 years, what’s on dinner plates has grown more similar the world over – with major consequences for human nutrition and global food security, researchers said Monday.
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Cada vez más personas en el mundo, dependen de menos variedades de plantas y animales para su alimentación. Esto presenta retos para la salud y seguridad alimentaria. ¿Por qué?
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Food Science 101: Salt - Huffington Post

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Food Science 101: Salt
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To understand the role salt plays in our perception of food, we need to trek to the start of the alimentary canal -- the passage food takes to get to your stomach -starting with your mouth.
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World Without Food Science

A World Without Food Science: What would a trip to your local grocery store be like without the benefit of research and technology? How would food shopping l...
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