This Is The Science Behind Super Mario Odyssey’s Weird Food Volcano

This Is The Science Behind Super Mario Odyssey’s Weird Food Volcano

A friend of mine was having a gander at some of these thought experiment-style articles, and, knowing that we’re both avid video game players, wanted to know what I thought about the weird gastronomic volcano in Super Mario Odyssey. So, of course, I had a ponder and decided to eke out as much science from this multi-hued, mad edifice as possible.

5 food safety best practices

5 food safety best practices

Closer scrutiny of suppliers to catch problems before they reach the restaurant can better protect consumers and brands, professionals charged with those tasks indicated at the 12th annual Nation’s Restaurant News Food Safety Symposium sponsored by Ecolab.

Preventive Medicine: Why nutrition guidance fails by succeeding

Preventive Medicine: Why nutrition guidance fails by succeeding

There are two reasons the nutrient profiling system known as NuVal®, which assigned a score from 1 to 100, the higher the number the more nutritious the food, has disappeared from the shelves of the nearly 2,000 U.S. supermarkets it populated at its peak. The first reason is that the business model didn’t work; and the second is that the science of the system worked a bit too well.

A Major Global Report About Nutrition Around World Shows That We Are All Eating the Wrong Things

A Major Global Report About Nutrition Around World Shows That We Are All Eating the Wrong Things

The 2017 Global Nutrition report was released last week. It describes a world where people are eating the wrong things. While it is true that far too many people lack access to food, almost everyone seems to lack access to food that actually nourishes them. Globally, 52 million children are “wasted” – too skinny for their height. At the same time, 41 million children under five are overweight.

Marrying food safety and sustainability in packaging

Marrying food safety and sustainability in packaging

Consumers, manufacturers and brand owners require a lot from packaging. We need packages to promote and protect products, provide necessary ingredient, instruction and safety information and enhance supply chain efficiency to ensure products reach consumers while maintaining the highest safety and quality standards.

Putting bacteria-targeting-viruses into food packaging could keep food from spreading illnesses such as Salmonella poisoning

Putting bacteria-targeting-viruses into food packaging could keep food from spreading illnesses such as Salmonella poisoning

It’s important to keep packaged food free of bacteria for safe eating. Bacteria such as Salmonella and Listeria can contaminate food and cause infection. This is particularly dangerous now, as antibiotic resistance is rising and bacteria are becoming immune to our antibiotics. We need another way to keep our food safe.

Live 54218: Food science for stress-free holiday noshing

Live 54218: Food science for stress-free holiday noshing

Teasing aside, while most of us have ridden the 10 a.m. slide into crankiness after a sugary breakfast, we’re less educated about the ways that what we choose to eat can actually help us crawl out of our crabbiness and improve our mood and our attention span.