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The Flavor Rundown: Natural vs. Artificial Flavors - Science in the News from Science in the News

by C. Rose Kennedy figures by Kaitlyn Choi What’s in a Flavor? The word “flavor” pervades our daily vocabulary, evoking associations of rich or vivid experiences beyond the experience of eating. Even in the literal context, the Flavor Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) describes flavor as “the entire range of sensations that we perceive when we eat a food or drink a beverage. Flavor encompasses a substance’s …

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The Problem with Vanilla from Scientific American

After vowing to go natural, food brands face a shortage of the favored flavor  

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Coal is used to make a surprising everyday ingredient in food from Business Insider

Artificial vanilla flavoring sometimes comes from coal tar.

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When to splurge on real vanilla, and when to use the imitation stuff—yes, it has a place from Quartz

Vanilla prices are on the rise, but imitation vanilla is actually better when it comes to baking. Save the beans for homemade ice cream.

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You're Probably Not Going To Like How Imitation Vanilla Is Made from HuffPost

It's time to talk about vanillin.

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Cook Flavoring Co: Everything You Need To Know About Vanillin from Pure Vanilla Extract, Powders & Flavorings

An explanation of the different food grades for vanillin -a flavor present in vanilla extract- as well as technical details of it's synthesis and uses.

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FALSE: Nutella is Poisonous for You and Your Kids from Snopes.com

Social media users have spread articles claiming Nutella is "toxic" due to its use of vanillin and MSG.

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Here's What's in Imitation Vanilla  from MyRecipes

Wood pulp, coal tar, and cow poop are all potentially on the table

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Difference Between Pure Vanilla Extract, Vanilla Flavor, Natural & Imitation Vanillas from

Pure vanilla extract is expensive. Is vanilla flavor a good substitute? How about imitation vanilla? How is each made? Are their flavors that different? Find out.

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How Many Ingredients Are in Your Favorite Halloween Candy? | Washingtonian (DC) from Washingtonian

Debates about the best and worst Halloween candy can get pretty heated. But a recent conversation about the pros and cons of Almond Joy and candy corn had us thinking: What exactly are these treats made of? A lot...

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Artificial flavors in food: what are they and should you avoid them? - 80 Twenty Nutrition from 80 Twenty Nutrition

Most of us try to steer clear of artificial flavors in food - but what exactly are they, and do you need to avoid them? Everything you need to know here!

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Creators defend vanilla flavour made using synthetic biology from the Guardian

Evolva say its synbio vanillin is a sustainable alternative to the synthetic variety, but critics say the technology isn’t palatable for the environment

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The Truth About Natural and Artificial Flavors from Bon Appétit

What's the deal with these vague ingredients? We asked some modern-day Willy Wonkas to set the record straight.

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The Differences Between Artificial Flavors, Natural Flavors, Organic Flavors and Other Added Flavors from Food Babe

I bet if you go to your kitchen cabinet right now and pick up the first food package you see, you’ll find the word “flavor” somewhere on the ingredient list. Am I right? Yep, the processed food industry adds flavors to almost EVERYTHING. When a food is heavily processed with machinery in a factory, pumped … Read More

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Is Real Vanilla Always Better Than Imitation Vanilla? from Epicurious

According to our test kitchen, not necessarily.

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No One Should be Afraid of Synthetic Biology-Produced Vanilla from Slate Magazine

For as long as 6,000 years, humans have benefitted from the tiny food- and fuel-producing powerhouse known as yeast. Yeast naturally takes carbon-based...

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Vanilla Versus Vanillin: What You Need to Know from One Green Planet

While many people might not think it matters, the differences in true vanilla and vanillin (or fake vanilla) may be of interest to you when you find out the facts.

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