Fermentation of the Future

Fermented dairy products have been shown to be healthy in ways beyond providing nutrition. Consequentially, food scientists are asking whether the processes that conjure up greater amounts of certain health-promoting ingredients in fermented dairy could be applied more widely and effectively.

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Milk: Symbol Of Purity, Symbol Of Conflict

European Union dairy farmers protest milk price controls by spraying police with high-pressure hoses filled with milk. It certainly wasn't the first time that food has been both subject and symbol of unrest. But this one stands out because of the dramatic images.