There's mozzarella, Cheddar, Colby and provolone... With so many different cheeses to choose from, which type or types will create the the best-looking pizzas? Food science has come up with the answer.
America's WhiteWave Foods Co, citing consumer feedback and not safety concerns, plans to remove carrageenan from its Silk and Horizon Organic products. Carrageenan, a purified extract of red seaweed, is used as a natural and approved thickener and stabiliser in many food and beverage products.
Few ingredients come with as much baggage as monosodium glutamate. More commonly known as MSG, the compound has had a bad reputation for nearly 50 years, - one that the American Chemical Society looks to refute. This video debunks MSG myths and explain why the scientific consensus is that this flavour enhancer, known for its savoury umami flavour, is perfectly safe for the vast majority of people.
Salmonella is notorious for contaminating a variety of favourite foods, particularly in summertime - beef, poultry, milk, and eggs are most often affected but vegetables may also be subject. But scientists have now discovered that salmonella's Achilles heel may lie in its own favourite food.