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What Is Kefir?

June 16, 2013

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Kefir grains are a combination of bacteria and yeasts that resemble cauliflower. Kefir grains contain a water-soluble polysacccharides known as kefiran, which imparts a rope-like texture and feeling in the mouth. The grains range in color from white to yellow, and may grow to the size of walnuts. The composition of kefir depends greatly on […]

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The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

March 11, 2013


The most comprehensive reform to our ¬†food safety laws in over 70 year is based on science and prevention of food-borne illnesses says Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.   Check out: www.fda.gov/FOOD/FOOD SAFETY/FSMA

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Sustainable Food, What does this mean?

November 21, 2011


Sustainable food – What does this really mean? Reducing energy consumption, respect for animal health and welfare and support rural economies are all concepts that promote sustainable food. It is also important for the food to be safe, healthy and nutritious for consumers and can meet the needs of all socioeconomic groups. The production of […]

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