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YSK that many food additives in the U.S have not been proven to be safe, despite the GRAS designation

YSK that many food additives in the U.S have not been proven to be safe, despite the GRAS designation <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Due to a legal loophole introduced in the 1950&#39;s, companies can add new ingredients to food with little

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What does the “best by (date)” label on food packaging actually mean?

What does the “best by (date)” label on food packaging actually mean? submitted by crs000778 [link] [3 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL rats who were trained to press a lever for their food would stop pressing the lever once they saw that it would electrically shock other another rat

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TIL rats who were trained to press a lever for their food would stop pressing the lever once they saw that it would electrically shock other another rat submitted by dasfiskitak [link] [300 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Where does edible “prop food” for TV shows and movies come from and how exactly is it used? Please tell me everything YOU know about food on film!

Where does edible “prop food” for TV shows and movies come from and how exactly is it used? Please tell me everything YOU know about food on film! I only recently tried Thai and Vietnamese take-out, and it made me

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Is microwaving food bad?

Is microwaving food bad? submitted by _Xyborg_ [link] [6 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL of a type of food fraud where honey is cut with cheaper sugars and syrups and then sold as pure honey. This is called ‘Honey Laundering’.

TIL of a type of food fraud where honey is cut with cheaper sugars and syrups and then sold as pure honey. This is called ‘Honey Laundering’. submitted by LeWhisp [link] [1491 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL a typical microwave oven consumes more electricity powering its digital clock than it does heating food.

TIL a typical microwave oven consumes more electricity powering its digital clock than it does heating food. submitted by fuckyoubullshitter [link] [974 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK about ShareTheMeal, an app from the World Food Programme that enables people to “share their meals” with children in need. It costs US$ 0.50 to feed one child for a day

YSK about ShareTheMeal, an app from the World Food Programme that enables people to “share their meals” with children in need. It costs US$ 0.50 to feed one child for a day Here is the official page: https://sharethemeal.org/en/ From the

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TIL: Instead of donating money to a New York Food Bank, Toyota offered ‘kaizen’; a Japanese word meaning “continuous improvement”. Toyota’s engineers applied kaizen to the soup kitchen, reducing the average wait time from 90 to 18 minutes.

TIL: Instead of donating money to a New York Food Bank, Toyota offered ‘kaizen’; a Japanese word meaning “continuous improvement”. Toyota’s engineers applied kaizen to the soup kitchen, reducing the average wait time from 90 to 18 minutes. submitted by

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YSK the US Gov. provides a search database showing financial relationships between doctors and pharmaceutical companies (e.g. food and gifts)

YSK the US Gov. provides a search database showing financial relationships between doctors and pharmaceutical companies (e.g. food and gifts) https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov/search submitted by nf0005 [link] [4 comments] Source: You Should Know

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