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Pamela Stuppy: Defining food packaging claims

Many consumers have health concerns that benefit from understanding claims made on food packaging. These are often part of the marketing of a food product so do not appear on the “Nutrition Facts” section of the label. The terms you may see are definitions of the relative amounts of a particular component of the food based on what is noted as the serving size. Examples would include calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugar, and fiber.

With regard to calories, the terms you might see would be “calorie free”, “low calorie”, or “reduced calorie”. The FDA approved definition of “calorie

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Trending: Could Food Waste Be the Future of Fashion?

A recent study analyzes agricultural waste streams in Asia and charts a roadmap for establishing alternative textile value streams at scale; while Lenzing puts this into practice with a lyocell fiber made from orange pulp and wood
fibers.

Ag waste-based textiles a sustainable fashion solution poised for growth


A farmer gathers rice straw | Image credit: DoDo Phanthamaly/Pexels

As the circular apparel market is projected to reach $77
billion

in the next five years and new circular textile
innovations
seem to pop up weekly, a recent study shows that there are enough usable
agricultural residue streams from South and Southeast

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US cop delivers food after arresting delivery driver during traffic stop. Watch | Trending

Jonesboro Police Department took to Facebook to share the video of the cop delivering food.

By Trisha Sengupta

PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 03:30 PM IST

A bodycam footage of an officer of Jonesboro Police Department, shared on Facebook, has now created a chatter online and left many chuckling. The video shows the policeman delivering food to a house. He did so after arresting the delivery driver during a traffic stop.

The police department shared the video. “Y’all, I can’t make this up…” they wrote along with the hashtag #ProtectandServe.

The video, which captures the scene from the cop’s point

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The 13 Best Food Storage Containers to Clean Up Your Cluttered Pantry

This most recent Amazon Prime Day, you stocked up on items for your workout and entertainment, but what really flew out the door was a humble little item that will stealthily change your life. We’re talking the unsung hero of your kitchen, the food storage container set. Inspired by our reader’s zeal for neatening up their cupboards, countertops and fridge, we’ve done a deep dive into the best 13 food storage containers on the market. Shop now, and you’ll never be searching for a top for that pasta salad you’re hauling to the family picnic.

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We tried ‘pasta chips,’ TikTok’s latest food trend. We’re obsessed

They’re viral for good reason, and they’re the perfect quick treat for those who love to snack on savory, cheesy and garlicky foods.

Emily Chan, aka @bostonfoodgram on TikTok, a food blogger who shared her take on pasta chips on the app in April, says she first spotted the recipe on Delish, then decided to tailor the recipe to her own flavor preferences and share it with her followers.

In her viral TikTok, which has amassed nearly 2 million views, Chan leads viewers through boiling farfalle pasta, adding grated Parmesan, olive oil and garlic and onion powder to

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