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Copper Nanoparticles Could Protect Food from Bacteria

His innovation relies on copper, an element valued for centuries for its antibiotic properties. Drelich, a professor of materials science and engineering, has discovered how to embed nanoparticles of the red metal into vermiculite, an inexpensive, inert compound sometimes used … Continue reading

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The History of Ice Cream

No specific person has officially been credited with inventing ice cream. Its origins date back as far as 200 B.C., when people in China created a dish of rice mixed with milk that was then frozen by being packed in … Continue reading

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Food Safety Inspection and Enforcement Information

Welcome to our Web site. Here you’ll find inspection reports and enforcement histories for restaurants, delicatessens, cafeterias, convenience stores and other types of retail food establishments inspected by the Public Health Inspection Division of the Department of Environmental Health. This … Continue reading

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REDUCING FOOD WASTAGE-A NEW JAPANESE INITIATIVE

Food waste is a topic of intense interest because many critics feel that if such wasted foods are saved it could feed millions of hungry people across the world. Organizations with noble intentions are indeed making voluntary efforts to redeem … Continue reading

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Food industry data reveals billions of pounds of food wasted

While agricultural producers are searching for ways to feed a growing world population, a key number to consider is the amount of food that goes to waste, 4.1 billion pounds by food manufacturers according to one study. The study from … Continue reading

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Govt approves Rs 740 cr for Food Processing Min scheme

The government today approved Rs 740 crore fund for the 12th Plan period for Food Processing Ministry’s scheme to facilitate the setting up of units and technology upgradation. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of … Continue reading

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Food microbiology

Food microbiology at Leatherhead provides a broad range of microbiological food analyses covering food spoilage and pathogenic micro-organisms for our customers. UPDATE FLASH – see the video on our expert food preservation services We are able to determine the levels of micro-organisms in foods, predict … Continue reading

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