Monthly Archives: March 2021

Mapping Belgian beer

In 2018, two American filmmakers—Peter Bragiel and Jake Viramontez—set out to explore the beer culture of Belgium by riding their bikes around the country.  Their plan: cycle through Belgium’s coastal plains in the north, across sandy dunes, flat polders, and gentle hills; spin their wheels through its central plateau, large arable land with a smattering of heath and woodland; traverse

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Allergen and mycotoxin detection

Codex Alimentarius’ General Standard for the Labeling of Prepackaged Foods states, “The following foods and ingredients are known to cause hypersensitivity and shall always be declared: cereals containing gluten; i.e., wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt or their hybridized strains and products of these; crustacea and products of these; eggs and egg products; fish and fish products; peanuts, soybeans and products

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