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Holiday Hazard: ‘Canned’ bread a recipe for botulism poisoning

Holiday baking is a staple for many gift givers, but bread makers should take caution: Making bread in canning jars creates a readymade package, but poses life-threatening risks. According to the National Center for Home Food Preservation, some bread and cake recipes call for baking in canning jars and then closing with a canning lid. However, these recipes have very little or no acid, providing the perfect habitat for the… Continue Reading

Tests Show Synthetic Drug Contaminated Holiday Bread From CA Bakery

Independent lab tests of the holiday bread sold in early January by a Santa Ana, CA, bakery and linked to reports of dizziness, palpitations and other symptoms show that it was probably deliberately contaminated with synthetic cannabinoid, an artificial version of the main chemical ingredient in marijuana. “The levels in the cake are not small,” said Neil… Continue Reading