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Datu Puti, Silver Swan free from synthetic acetic acid – PNRI

Jun 06, 2019 - 5:22 PM

NutriAsia says that the Datu Puti and Silver Swan brands have always been subjected to testing since 2001

CLEARED. A PNRI test conducted last May showed that Silver Swan and Datu Puti had gone through a natural fermentation process. Photo from Shutterstock

FDA: 5 vinegar brands found to contain synthetic acetic acid

Jun 04, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The Food and Drug Administration says the manufacturing facilities of the vinegar brands will be inspected to verify the findings, and those found violating its standards and rules face 'regulatory action'

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Vinegar made from synthetic acetic acid has no adverse health effects – toxicologist

May 20, 2019 - 9:31 PM

The Department of Health, however, prohibits the use of synthetic acetic acid in vinegar which it deems 'adulterated'

NOT HARMFUL. As long as the synthetic acetic acid used for making vinegar is food-grade, consumers don't have to worry about contaminants harming their health, PNRI says. Photo from Shutterstock.

Is apple cider vinegar good for you? A doctor weighs in

Oct 06, 2018 - 9:00 AM

As a practicing physician and professor of medicine, people ask me about the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar all the time

POPULAR CONDIMENT. Vinegar has become as popular for some as nectar of the gods. It has a long history of high hopes for healing. Koy_Hipster/

Sugarcane vinegar production helps Batangas families cope with disasters

Apr 27, 2018 - 12:10 PM

The United Nations Democracy Fund helps women in disaster-prone areas find alternative livelihood sources to ensure their households' needs are met

INFOGRAPHIC: The asim sarap story of Filipino vinegar

Mar 05, 2018 - 6:23 PM

How did vinegar become the Philippines’ all-time favorite ingredient?

Japanese technology boosts organic farming in Benguet

Mar 15, 2015 - 5:25 PM

Mokusaku developed in Japan is now being used in Benguet to combat the use of synthetic fertilizers and chemicals

The mokusaku plant. Image courtesy of Japan Agricultural Exchange Council

8 'biodiversity-friendly' products from PH forests

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Supporting these products can save biodiversity and provide income for forest dependent communities who make them

Natural beauty remedies in your kitchen

Sep 18, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Need a beauty treatment but you don t have the budget? We have solutions for you

WITHIN ARM'S REACH. Fancy a beauty ritual? Check your kitchen.