Palm oil has a reputation as a “bad” product, but do we really know why this is, and where it’s used? And more importantly, can we do something about it?
Baker’s asthma is an occupational condition that bakery employees develop after being exposed to cereal grains such as wheat, rye and yeast.
Four in 10 Americans say that it is either somewhat or very likely that they would use their mobile phones or in-store scanners to learn whether a product contained GM ingredients, according to a new Annenberg Science Knowledge (ASK) survey.
Future growth of E.U. wheat production will depend heavily on export opportunities in the global market — particularly in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia, according to a new report from Rabobank. E.U.-28 wheat production has increased by roughly 25%, or 31 million tonnes, in the past 15 years, driven almost exclusively by yield growth, according to Rabobank’s latest… Read more »
The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) was specifically formed to help facilities comply with the new changing regulations. The rule requires registered food facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food for human consumption to take these steps: Maintain a food-safety plan; Analyze where hazards pertaining to food safety exist in their operations; and Put preventive controls into place… Read more »
University of Adelaide researchers are rethinking plant breeding strategies to improve the development of new high-yielding, stress-tolerant cereal varieties.
A Kansas company has issued a nationwide recall of baking mixes packaged under more than a dozen brands because they were made with flour from General Mills that has been recalled because it has been linked to an ongoing E. coli O121 outbreak. “The recalled dry mixes were distributed nationwide in retail stores and online sales December 2015 through February… Read more »
You know a good bakery when you smell it. And by “it,” we mean butter, morphing into crumbly croissants or gooey cookies or sugary kouign amann. This year, we stumbled upon outstanding bakeshops all over the country. These are our favorites.