December 09, 2016

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  • Aflatoxin in Peanuts
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    Aflatoxin in Peanuts

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Aflatoxin, a liver-damaging toxin produced by mold, can occur in peanuts as well as in other legumes, nuts, seeds, corn, wheat, other crops and some spices. Should peanut-lovers in the U.S. be concerned?

  • Baked Acorn Squash with Curried Rice

    Baked Acorn Squash with Curried Rice

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The appeal of using a vegetable as an edible container for serving is obvious. Add to this the beauty of acorn squash, and the seductive flavors of a curry-scented, cheese-topped rice stuffing, and you have a winning dish for fall.

  • How to Choose and Cook with Peanuts

    How to Choose and Cook with Peanuts

    by Berkeley Wellness

    They’re a nutritious snack, but peanuts can also be a source of aflatoxin, a toxin produced by certain strains of mold. Here's what to watch for when buying peanuts, plus tips for storing and using them.