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A lot of science goes into your favorite tasty treats. From the creation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to the bacteria lurking in your kitchen to a behind-the-scenes peek at the 10 fun-food factories, this episode uncovers the history and mystery of what we eat. Includes four segments.
- Food Science, Overview and History — Traces developments from the creation of the Food and Drug Administration to groundbreaking technology.
- Food Safety — Examines the bacteria lurking in your kitchen and ways to avoid food-borne illness.
- Chemistry of Food — Explains how to calculate calorie content.
- Fun-Food Factories — Take a behind-the-scenes tour to see how brand-name jellybeans, cola, chocolate kisses, and other popular snacks are created.