Marijuana quality testing going mainstream
This new generation of science geeks -- with backgrounds from places like Samsung, Kraft Foods, UC Davis, the University of Southern California and Cisco -- stand at the nexus of growers, medical dispensaries and consumers, issuing certificates of analysis ...
Taco Bell testing Cap'n Crunch dessert
Fast food chains seem to be diversifying their menus, especially when it comes to desserts. Taco Bell is testing out Cap'n Crunch donut holes in its Bakersfield, California market. The pastries are donut holes covered in Cap'n Crunch cereal and filled with a ...
Seattle doctors testing new peanut patch for allergy sufferers
For the last year, the Seattle Food Allergy Consortium has been part of a new study using the French-designed Viaskin Peanut Patch. The patch was applied to the skin of children with peanut allergies. Over the course of a year, the amount of peanut protein ...
Potentially dangerous chemicals found in Purina dog food at center of class ...
5 in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California against Nestle Purina PetCare Company, saying he fed his three dogs Beneful "kibble" style dog food, and within a short period of time, two were sick and one was dead. The suit alleges the food contains propylene glycol, which it says is an animal toxin used ... The results of toxicology testing on Lucido's English Bulldog, Dozer, who died, are pending, according to the lawsuit. It also says that one of Lucido's sick dogs, a Labrador named Remo, is undergoing ...
Equine Food Allergy Testing Evaluated
If you suspect your horse might have a food allergy, an allergy test might not be the next step to take. Belgian researchers recently determined that some standard laboratory and commercial allergy tests for horses are not reliable—often suggesting allergies ...
As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
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But acquisitions can be costly and come with risks, particularly at a time when food trends seem to be changing at an accelerating pace. By developing a brand in house, companies can test the waters without making as much of a financial commitment.
Taco Bell Testing Deep Fried Cap'n Crunch Doughnut Holes
Taco Bell also shared a photo of the dessert with fans on Twitter Friday, captioning the snap, "Found this in the test kitchen. #CapnCrunchDelights." The Cap'n Crunch Delights are basically "deep-fried balls of sweet dough" that could double as a "fast food ...