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2012-03-26 23:02:09

Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet to maintain good health. Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks, offers a guide to choosing the most nutrient-dense options while still avoiding gluten, a protein in wheat that makes some people ill. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet to maintain good health. Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free gluten-free cookbooks, offers tips for choosing...

2012-02-16 11:34:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new standards for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program - recently announced by First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - will bring changes to the meals served in lunchrooms across America. As school communities prepare to implement the new standards, they must rely upon trusted industry partners to supply nutritious foods and ingredients....

2012-02-15 23:10:09

With expanded industrial-scale production of nanomaterials fast approaching, scientists are reporting indications that dust generated during processing of nanomaterials may explode more easily than dust from wheat flour, cornstarch and most other common dust explosion hazards. Their article in ACS' journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research indicates that nanomaterial dust could explode due to a spark with only 1/30th the energy needed to ignite sugar dust – the cause of...

2011-12-20 18:20:26

Festive cookies, served at year-end holiday gatherings, may in the future be made with a larger proportion of whole-grain flour instead of familiar, highly refined white flour. That's a goal of ongoing studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Wooster, Ohio. A study by scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Soft Wheat Quality Research Unit in Wooster was published earlier this year in Crop Science. The research may help plant breeders zero in on...

CDC Links Raw Flour to 2009 E. Coli Outbreak
2011-12-10 05:38:11

A 2009 E. coli outbreak that affected 77 people across 30 states may have been caused by raw flour that was an ingredient in ready-to-cook cookie dough, a new report published in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease has discovered. According to Jeannine Stein of the Los Angeles Times, the investigation, which was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), involved analyzing records and interviewing patients who were infected by the disease-causing agent. The...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Jean Duane, Alternative Cook takes the unconventional step to provide personalized customer service for those who purchase Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook Centennial, CO (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Going gluten or dairy free can be difficult, and Jean Duane, Alternative Cook announces personalized customer support to cooks who need help navigating through the challenges of gluten free (dairy free and allergy free) baking. Gluten-free...

2011-07-28 00:01:02

Beans may be the unsung heroes of the food world, but a new booklet called Pulses in the Gluten-Free Diet, co-authored by Carol Fenster aims to give beans a more prominent role in the gluten-free diet. (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Beans may be the unsung heroes of the food world, but a new booklet co-authored by Carol Fenster aims to give beans a more prominent role in the gluten-free diet. The free, downloadable booklet called Pulses in the Gluten-Free Diet was commissioned by a Canadian...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Gluten-free cookbook author, Carol Fenster, announces the publication of 125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes (Avery/Penguin Group, 2011) , a cookbook for people who want to combine the gluten-free lifestyle with a plant-based diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, nuts, beans, and legumes. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Carol Fenster, author of nine gluten-free cookbooks, announces the publication of her new cookbook for gluten-free vegetarians, 125 Gluten-Free...

2011-05-25 18:54:25

"Sweet wheat" has the potential for joining that summertime delight among vegetables "” sweet corn "” as a tasty and healthful part of the diet, the scientific team that developed this mutant form of wheat concludes in a new study. The report appears in the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Just as sweet corn arose as a mutation in field corn "” being discovered and grown by Native American tribes with the Iroquois introducing European settlers to it in 1779...

2011-04-07 00:00:27

Sorghum and sorghum flour provide a healthy gluten-free, whole grain option Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) April 6, 2011 With the U.S. market for gluten-free foods reaching $2.6 billion in 2010, according to Packaged Facts, this trend in which people reduce or eliminate their consumption of wheat, barley and rye has gone mainstream, says the USCP. Whether suffering from celiac disease, which involves an autoimmune reaction to the gluten in wheat, or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or just by choice,...