Archive for the ‘safety’ Category

A Greened Potato

According to FDA study, potato may contain up to 8 mg solanine with the interior having less than the exterior. This normal level is less likely to cause poisoning but the chances increases with the increasing level. The toxic dose is 20 to 25 milligrams. There are reports of solanine poisoning were victims consume green […]

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Induction Stove vs The Imitation

Whenever there is a new popular invention, an imitation always comes in the front offering for lower cost and attempting to steal sales. More often than not, sellers are trying to fool customers. Induction type stove is gaining popularity. The promise of lower energy consumption, faster cooking time and safety. One of its distinguishing feature […]

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The White and Green Cocoa Molds/Fungi

I have been observing this for a long time. Whenever the properly fermented and dried cocoa beans were exposed to moist environment, the shells quickly absorb moist and the white to grey molds begin growing. Usually affects only the shell but it removes the nice vinegary aroma. The second mold grow right after turning the […]

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Is It A Bad Tokwa?

How to tell if your stored tokwa is bad already? Well, it is very easy and never require advanced science. If it looks different from the time when you bought it, then perhaps it is spoiled. If it smells bad, feels bad and looks bad, then it is time to discard it and buy a […]

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