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The Flour in Cookie Dough Can Make You Sick

29 Aug 2017

Most of us have been told off by a parent or grandparent for sampling raw cookie dough or cake batter. The adult would usually mutter something about raw eggs making you sick, while whisking away...

Are unpasteurized cheeses safe to consume?

20 Mar 2017

While selling raw milk in Canada is illegal, the sale of cheese made from unpasteurized milk is allowed as long as the cheese has been aged at 2 degrees C or above for at least 60 days. Studies...

Chemistry Lesson for The Food Babe… and everyone else #24: Antibiotics in agriculture

20 Mar 2017

Since the late 1940s, so-called “subtherapeutic” doses of antibiotics have been routinely added to animal feed to prevent disease and to increase feed efficiency.  Exactly why animals put on weight...

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