Food Safety
Unnecessary packaging - clear plastic and cellophane wrapping on vegetables sold in supermarket. Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a novel packaging material that doubles food shelf-life.

NUS Researchers Develop Novel Environment-Friendly, Biodegradable Packaging Material

Often storing food is a major problem. Plastics commonly used to store leftover foods do not keep the food viable for long periods, as they are not effective enough to protect the edibles from oxygen. Keeping this issue in mind, scientists at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed an environment-friendly packaging material.

Fake Food

Fake Foods You're Possibly Eating

It's essential to comprehend what's in our food, to be instructed and smart buyers and to be responsible parents who give our kids great and healthy food. However, toward the day's end, in case you're stressing about the treat your little girl brought home from a party since it was covered in icing, then it's simply not worth it, despite any potential benefits.

Foodtech Startups Started by 20 Somethings Raise Millions

Startups Start to Dominate Food Industry

Top conglomerates of food industry have been in the business for decades but with the advent of “edible” startups, analysts see a decline in the traditional way of patronizing food industries, instead it shifts its eyes to food startups! It also means that for huge established food brands doing the same thing all over again, they must come out, explore and innovate. Otherwise, the startup companies will surely dominate the market as it does now.

Illustrative image of the Kellogg's logo and famous branded corn flakes.

Video Showing Man Urinating Inside Kellogg’s Memphis Production Facility Goes Viral

A disquieting video apparently showing an employee urinating all over the food production line of a plant belonging to Kellogg's Cereals has gone viral. Although the company has pulled down the 47-second clip originally posted on WorldStarUncut.com, it can be seen below this article.

Splenda

Splenda Side Effects: New Study vs Splenda on Cancer Claims; Is Sweetener Safe or Not?

A recently published study has reignited the long running Splenda issue - is it or is it not safe?

Processed Food

Domestic Factors That Can Make or Break Your Health

An ordinary home contains a normal of 3 to 10 gallons of harmful materials as household cleaning items alone. In view of these poisonous items found in innumerable products from furniture to child things and gadgets, it's anything but difficult to see why a few specialists warn that many are prone to be presented to hazardous levels of chemicals.

Dole Pre-Packaged salad sits on the shelf at a Bell Market grocery store June 19, 2003 in San Francisco, California. Packaged salad which was near non-existent a decade ago has become the second fastest selling item on grocery shelves behind bottle water,

Listeria Victim Files Lawsuit Against Dole For Unspecified Damages

Constance Georgostathis, the daughter of an Ohio woman who is currently recovering from a coma following consumption of listeria-tainted Dole salad in January, which claimed one life and made 18 others sick prompting the company to recall bagged greens in 23 states, has filed a federal lawsuit last week accusing the food manufacturer of neglect in failing to fulfill the federal as well as state food safety laws.

Leftovers

Ways to Tell If Leftovers are Still Good to Eat

It's important to check leftovers before serving them into your dining table. Give it a sniff, search for any indications of mold and in the event that it passes the scent and sight test, next will be the taste. Knowing to what extent and what to check for can spare you and your family from foodborne sicknesses.

packaged meal

Are Supermarket Prepared Meals Really Healthier?

The supermarket prepared meal market has grown into a $29 billion annual industry fueled mainly by customers' growing concern for healthy eating and the convenience offered by these ready to eat meals. Consumer Reports investigated some of these prepared meals to check if they are really as healthy as perceived.

Pizza Recall

Another Food Scare from Nestle: Glass Fragments Found In Your Pizza and Ravioli

From the Maggi noodles scare in India last year, now comes another food scare from Nestle’s frozen food contamination in North America.

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Nestle Recalls DiGiorno Pizzas After Glass Bits Found

Nestle recalls DiGiorno pizzas after glass fragments were found embedded in two batches.

Oktoberfest 2014 - Day Two

Drinking Beer Can Be Healthy

After work, your colleague invites you for a bottle of beer. Your idea of beer is that it’s an unhealthy beverage; it also leaves you a beer belly. Normally, you would choose to drink wine because of the “One glass of wine a day” PR that bombards us everywhere. It’s time that we know that beer has also its amazing health benefits when taken moderately.

healthy

Decoding the Latest USDA Nutritional Guidelines

The USDA released its latest nutritional guidelines early this year. Read on to find what changed and what remained healthy according to the federal government.

Wholesale Price Of Beef Rises to New High

Food Safety News: Metal Contamination Leads To Recall of Chicken Breast Nuggets

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert to notify the public recall of chicken breast nuggets by Maxi Canada Inc, a Quebec based establishment.

Milk

Raw Milk Suspected in West Virginia Illness

After its recent legalization in West Virginia, raw milk is now suspected of causing ill to some Capitol staffers and law makers who drank it in celebration of the law's passing.

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Food Biz
What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.

Coming back from injury - When and How?

Coming Back From Injury - When and How?

Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).

Food Tech
5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.

Top 4 reasons why more and more athletes are turning vegan

Top 4 Reasons Why More and More Athletes are Turning Vegan

All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.

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