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Coffee Grounds Perk Up Compost Pile With Nitrogen

Coffee grounds can be an excellent addition to a compost pile. The grounds are relatively rich in nitrogen, providing bacteria the energy they need to turn organic matter into compost. About 2 percent nitrogen by volume, used coffee grounds can be a safe substitute for nitrogen-rich manure in the compost pile.

Baby food puree could be made even safer with new processing technique: high pressure thermal sterilization (HPTS)

High pressure thermal sterilization (HPTS) instead of conventional thermal processing canning showed a reduction of furan, a carcinogen resulting from heat treatment techniques.