Meat is an essential nutritional source of protein for humans who choose
to consume it and can provide high biological protein, vitamins, and
essential minerals such as iron and zinc. People that are vegan or
vegetarian may need to supplement their d...
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is an insoluble and inactive material that is
used as a coloring additive in many foods to make them look pretty and
appealing to eat. It is used as a whitening and brightening agent in
candies, chewing gum, white sauces and c...
Contaminants in baby foods are not a new phenomenon. Ten years ago we
had a melamine crisis where several Chinese companies sold milk and
infant formula products adulterated with melamine and cyan-uric acid.
The adulteration affected ~300,000 victims...
Recently I had the opportunity to visit G&M farms located in Livermore,
California. I had never been on a corn farm before and this one had a
maze with trivia questions posted to help navigate you to the exit. The
trivia questions gave some interesti...
On May 10 and 11, 2017 I attended the Food Integrity conference in
Parma, Italy. The two days were filled with informative presentations
from attendees from around the world along with live demos and vendor
booths. It was a great opportunity to learn...
When bottles are made from PET flakes or granules the convertor will add
substances such as pigments to incorporate before preparing a preform
which is used for blowing bottles. I don’t know for sure but I doubt
that mould release agents are necessar...