The 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act contains a section highlighting that a confectionery product with a non-nutritive object, partially or totally embedded within it, cannot be sold within the United States, unless the FDA issues a regulation that the non-nutritive object has functional value. Essentially, the 1938 Act
Compared to plain milk, water, or most sports drinks, it has double the carbohydrate and protein content, perfect for replenishing tired muscles. Its high water content replaces fluids lost as sweat, preventing dehydration. Plus it packs a nutritional bonus of calcium, and includes just a little sodium and sugar –
In the eighties, while NASA researchers were exploring the idea of using algae as a way to create oxygen in outer space through the process of photosynthesis, they found that certain types of algae contain a couple of essential fatty acids that are present in human breast milk — Docosahexaenoic
Facing a class-action lawsuit from angry vegetarians in 2011, McDonald confirmed that its French fries are prepared with beef extract. The list of French-fry ingredients that McDonald’s offers at its franchises and on its Web site includes potatoes, partially hydrogenated soybean oil and “natural flavor” which includes the beef flavoring.
Worcestershire sauce, usually shortened to Worcester sauce, is a fermented liquid condiment. It is often an ingredient in Welsh rarebit, Caesar salad, Oysters Kirkpatrick, and sometimes added to chili con carne, beef stew, hamburgers, and other beef dishes. Worcestershire sauce is made with anchovy, a family (Engraulidae) of small, common
Originally, buttermilk was the liquid left behind after churning butter out of cream. This type of buttermilk is known as traditional buttermilk. The term buttermilk also refers to a range of fermented milk drinks, common in warm climates (e.g., the Middle East, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and the
In 1901, just-add-hot water “instant” coffee was invented by Japanese American chemist Satori Kato of Chicago. In 1906, English chemist George Constant Washington, invented the first mass-produced instant coffee. Washington was living in Guatemala and at the time when he observed dried coffee on his coffee carafe, after experimenting he
When you microwave a grape which are cut in two equal halves and leaving the two halves attached by a small flap of skin, a bright light and loud buzzing sound was observed at the junction between the grape halves, where they were connected by the flap of skin. Grapes