Impossible Burger’s key ingredient wins FDA approval The meatless burger’s “heme” is safe to eat, regulators say.

Wahlburgers Impossible Burger’s key ingredient wins FDA approval. The meatless burger’s “heme” is safe to eat, regulators say.

The key ingredient in the Impossible Burger, the meatless burger that bleeds and browns when cooked, has finally passed muster with federal regulators.

Impossible Foods, the Redwood City, California-based startup behind the plant-based burger, said Monday the key ingredient in the burger had been determined to be generally recognized as safe (GRAS) to eat by the US Food and Drug Administration. That ingredient, soy leghemoglobin, or “heme,” had reportedly been under review by the FDA as a potential allergen. Continue reading “Impossible Burger’s key ingredient wins FDA approval The meatless burger’s “heme” is safe to eat, regulators say.”

Hillcrest Pride 2018

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Beware of food labels

Beware of health claims on food labels; packaging can be deceiving.

Ever wonder about the difference between reduced fat and low fat? Or does ‘light’ on a label really mean no fat? Continue reading “Beware of food labels”

Pride Time in Hillcrest

It’s July Friday the 13th and Pride has begun in Hillcrest, San Diego, CA. In preparation of many hours of dancing, drinking, parades and memories I started drinking gallons of water and relaxing poolside. Poolside prep for Pride.

Poolside prep for Pride.

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