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Could reused cooking oil trigger breast cancer spread?

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tested ‘thermally abused frying oil,’ which is cooking oil that has undergone reheating to high temperatures multiple times, in laboratory mice and found that it increased metastatic breast cancer growth. The study states reused cooking oil could trigger breast cancer. The team reported these findings in the […]

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Does washing raw poultry lead to sickness? Health experts weigh in

Why? Because washing raw chicken before cooking can increase the risk of food poisoning from campylobacter and salmonella bacteria. Water splashing inside a kitchen from washing raw chicken carries these bacteria in all directions. Washing chicken will spread these bacteria onto hands, work surfaces, clothing, plates, knives, forks, spoons and cooking utensils. Water droplets can […]

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FSSAI directs food operators to report reuse and disposal of cooking oil

FSSAI directs food operators to report reuse and disposal of cooking oil

Hotels, restaurants, and road-side eateries will now have to maintain a detailed log of the use of oil for the frying purpose. With an aim to curb the reuse of cooking oil multiple times, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued these directives. From March 01 onwards, food joints, hotels those […]

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Coconut oil: Is it healthy or harmful?

Coconut oil is under attack. Once hailed as a miraculous superfood, its reputation has been more than a little bruised after a Harvard professor described the substance as ‘pure poison.’ To remove any doubt about her feelings, Karin Michels, an epidemiologist, added that coconut oil is “one of the worst things you can eat”. It’s […]

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