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Your present desire for bread, sausages may be over 500-yrs-old

Your present desire for bread, sausages may be over 500-yrs-old

Your cravings for indulgent food such as bread and sausages is not modern, but may be historic and over 500-years-old, says a study.

Tests show no harmful chemicals in bread: Bengal bakeries

The West Bengal Bakery Co-ordinators Committee and West Bengal Baker's Association said tests showed the absence of certain harmful chemicals which were reported in bread samples by a recent Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) study.

After cancer scare, bread makers not to use potassium bromate, iodate; CSE welcomes decision

 Leading bread makers on Thursday said that they will give up the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate in wake of a Centre for Science and Environment study flagging their harmful effects on health, including causing cancer. The CSE welcomed the decision.

Kolkata civic body orders testing of bread samples

The CSE on Monday released a report which said that Indian bread manufacturers use potassium bromate and potassium iodate for treating flour while making bread.

Five reasons you should stop eating bread!

Bread is low in essential nutrients when compared to other foods such as fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. 

FSSAI probing 'cancer-causing bread' issue, may ban harmful food additives

The regulator has also recommended removal of potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives to the Health Ministry following the CSE report.

Is the bread you are buying increasing your risk of cancer? - Part II

Watch this special segment and get to know about, How bread can cause cancer?
To know more watch this full video here.

Is the bread you are buying increasing your risk of cancer?

Watch this special segment and get to know about, How bread can cause cancer?
To know more watch this full video here.

Cancer-causing chemicals found in bread samples, says CSE; Health Ministry orders probe

Cancer-causing chemicals found in bread samples, says CSE; Health Ministry orders probe

Bread samples of virtually all top brands in Delhi contained cancer-causing chemicals, a study released on Monday said.

FSSAI to remove potassium bromate from food additives list

CSE has also urged food regulator FSSAI to ban the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate with immediate effect and prevent their routine exposure to Indian population.

Scientists recreate bread our ancestors relished 12,500 years ago

An international team of researchers has recreated a pre-historic mouth-watering bread that our ancestors savoured over 12,500 years ago.

Baking baguettes in India: Taking bread beyond borders

Little do we realize while buying a baguette or croissant from a corner bakery in the city about the journey these breads had to take - leaving their French lands to reach the Indian subcontinent. These iconic foods of France had many influences on the history before they were made available to the world.

'Beer-making yeast' can be used to ferment 'better' tasting chocolate

Researchers have claimed that species of yeast that is used in production of beer, bread, and wine works particularly well in chocolate fermentation.

Kill hunger desi style: Top 5 midnight sandwiches!

Kill hunger desi style: Top 5 midnight sandwiches!

By Dhriti Sharma

Hungry? Working late night? Well, the number of reasons for being up till late in the night varies from person to person but ways of curbing hunger become limited with the ever low stocks in the fridge.

Now, a 24-carat gold toaster that adds 'bling' to your boring bread!

Now, a 24-carat gold toaster that adds 'bling' to your boring bread!

A British Company has come up with the most expensive toaster that has 24 Carat gold plated design.

New edible films to preserve bread longer

New edible films containing oils from clove and oregano can preserve bread longer than commercial additives, a study shows.

Recipe: Dry Fruit Sandwich

A quick and delicious breakfast recipe.

Yahoo acquires ad-service, URL-shortner Bread

Yahoo said Saturday that it acquired tech company Bread, a URL shortner that allows users to design then target advertisments to readers who click on their links.

Woman finds blood-covered needle inside bread in UK

The woman bought the bread in Pendleton, Greater Manchester. When she noticed the syringe, she handed it in to police, the Daily Mail reported.