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  • 12 years ago

    The aluminum pan you cooked your egg in this morning began as a bauxite deposit in a mountain in Jamaica. The cinnamon on your toast was once the bark of a tree in Sri Lanka—not a cinnamon tree, either. The cut flowers on your table? From Col...

  • 13 years ago

    Since the Nutrition Facts panel first appeared on all U.S. packaged foods in 1994, most every meal and snack has become a test: Read the label or not? It's nice to know that your Cheerios have some riboflavin. But what is trisodium phosphate doing...


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