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Some Food Contamination Begins in the Soil

When most people hear “food contamination,” they think of bacteria present on unwashed fruits or vegetables, or undercooked meat. However, there are other ways...

Is Food Packaging Affecting Nutrient Absorption in Your Body? Maybe

“We found that zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles at doses that are relevant to what you might normally eat in a meal or a day...

Cocoa Bean Roasting Can Preserve Both Health Benefits and Taste

Manipulating the temperature and the length of time under which cocoa beans are roasted can simultaneously preserve and even boost the potency of some...

The Key to Creamier, Longer Lasting Ice Cream May Have Been Solved

No doubt about it, ice cream is a great treat on a hot day. That is, until it drips down the sides of a...

What Is Really Inside Your Easter Treat?

What happens when you X-ray a chocolate rabbit? How complex is the wafer and chocolate composite of a Kit Kat? And why does the...

How Bad Is a Sandwich for the Environment?

Whether you make your sandwich or buy it from a shop could have a major impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Little was known about...

Food Science: Understanding Condiment Chemistry

There’s nothing quite like topping your favorite food with some ketchup, mustard, or mayo, but most of us don’t spend too much time thinking...

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