November 2020

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Seafood Processing Challenges

Some benefits of eating seafood… The world’s human population consumes over 1,000 different species of seafood, that grow in a wide variety of habitats and geographic locations. Seafood provides many nutritional benefits, such high-quality protein, iodine, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D. Fish is also considered one of the most heart-healthy foods you can eat; …

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Cheese and Microbes

Delightful Cheese… What more needs to be said? With a different cheese to satisfy every palate, the options are endless: creamy brie, soft and smooth; blue cheese, sharp and salty; Parmigiano-Reggiano, sprinkled over pasta; sharp cheddar, nestled inside a grilled-cheese sandwich; and the list goes on. Found in every part of the world, cheese is …

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Meat Without the Cow

What is Cultured Meat? Cellular agriculture, whose products are known as cultured or lab-grown meat, builds up muscle tissue from a handful of cells taken from an animal. These cells are then nurtured on a scaffold in a bioreactor and fed with a special nutrient broth (Firth, 2019).