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 Post subject: Beware of "Gums" in food
PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:50 am 
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Phil Lempert, food industry analyst, trend-watcher and creator of the Web site supermarketguru.com, said xanthan gum was developed in the United States in the 1960s from the slimy result of the fermentation that takes place when a type of bacteria -- which causes black rot on vegetables -- is mixed with corn sugar.

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2011/03/ ... 299607314/

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:04 pm 
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This may be one more of those things that I almost wished I did not know... Strange the tidbits of info we learn because of allergies!

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:21 am 
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Ewww. Things I didn't want to know... :?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:34 pm 
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:rofl "Know yourself; Know your enemy..." Sun Tzu

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