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Salt, microbes, acid and heat in food preservation

In an era of grocery stores and home refrigerators, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that, for most of history, people have been bound by the seasonality of food. This reality has long presented humanity with a conundrum: ...

Microbial influences on fermented beans

Fermented foods are deeply seated in global food culture. Many recipes are highly guarded, passed through generations and shrouded in mystery. The microbial communities that make up fermented foods are often diverse, but ...

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