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Got Leftovers? Tips for Safely Savoring Foods a Second Time Around

With the holidays quickly approaching and along with them massive meals that often leave leftovers in their wake, IFT member Guy Crosby, PhD, CFS, Science Editor, America's Test Kitchen, Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of...
18-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Chemical Contaminants in Foods: Understanding Risks

When consumers are deciding which foods to buy, they want to know if the product is safe for their family. Does it contain pesticides or antibiotics, and what about arsenic, lead, or aflatoxins? In the November issue of Food Technology Magazine...
18-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Shining a Light on the Use of Light-Emitting Diodes (LED) in the Food Industry

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are everywhere, from car headlights to cell phones and ultra-thin screen TVs. Now LEDs are being used in the food industry. In a new review article from Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, published by...
18-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Food Manufacturers Are Making Gluten-Free Products Tastier and Healthier


Ten years ago, a consumer seeking out gluten-free foods in their grocery store would have been hard pressed to find much. And the few products that did tout the attribute were probably dry, bland, and badly textured—overall, not very appetizing. ...
18-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Yacon Plant Shows Potential as Natural Antioxidant

A South American plant cultivated and used as a traditional folk medicine for people suffering from diabetes and digestive/renal disorders may have potential as a natural antioxidant. The plant is called yacon, and the findings from researchers...
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

9 Asian Flavors Spicing Up Kitchens Worldwide

Two-thirds of consumers eat a wider variety of ethnic cuisines now versus five years ago (National Restaurant Association, 2015), in particular foods and ingredients from Asia—everything from sushi, matcha tea to gochujang, fish sauce and ghee. In...
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Carob Kibble—A Sweet and Healthy Natural Ingredient

Healthier diets usually mean eliminating sweets, but now there’s a way consumers can essentially have their cake and eat it too—while also getting nutrient benefits. The ingredient is called carob kibble which comes from a tree native to the...
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pumpkin Spice 101

In this fact sheet and the associated video, food scientist Kantha Shelke, PhD, CFS answers questions about the science behind the popular fall drink, the pumpkin spice latte.
15-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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