Talk:Food processing

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History[edit]

It would be nice to show some food cook history and benefits. Maybe also reference the raw food diet for a counterpoint. The Rod 21:05, 15 Jun 2005 (UTC)

No sources and unencyclopedic content[edit]

this article lacks sources and has some unencyclopedic content as well as not having a neutral point of view.

here is one choice example: "As all this is surfacing, more people get to realise it's better to turn away from this and instead get into raw food and macrobiotic diets." - unsigned comment by 68.235.144.92

I agree and I have made some mods. However, if an article looks wrong its often easier to make the mods yourself. Velela 08:35, 7 July 2006 (UTC)

This article really isn't NPOV. I've changed things in the past but a few people always change it back and never cite the sources. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.52.242.160 (talk) 11:39, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

"Dis-benefits?"[edit]

Is that even a word? - MSTCrow 16:28, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

Yes!Velela 16:36, 13 December 2006 (UTC)
Yes, but not with the hyphen. In any case, "Drawbacks" would probably be better. I am changing it... --Jaysweet 01:08, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

Spalding[edit]

Why the link to spalding at the bottom? It doesn't produce much food, or process it. If no-one knows why, ill just delete it, but just wondered if there was a point to it :) Arghlookamonkey 22:26, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Extreme Nuggets[edit]

Under the "Examples" section, they mention "extreme examples" of food processing, such as " preparation of deadly fugu fish, preparing space food for consumption under zero gravity, winemaking, hot dogs, and chicken nuggets." While I acknowledge that hot dogs and chicken nuggets are heavily processed, it's hardly "extreme" in the sense of employing unique or cutting-edge techniques. And what's extreme about winemaking? It's a standard centuries-old process. I realize that this line has been part of the article since mid-2005, so I'll wait a week or two for comments before changing it. -- A. 20:41, 15 March 2007 (UTC)

Food additives etc. ==> need merging.[edit]

At WikiProject Food and Drink I've started the thread Food additives etc. ==> need merging. in hopes that some of the pages:

can be merged/eliminated. I hope that that thread will be a central place to discuss this somewhat messy situation. I'll be adding this comment to each of the articles' Talk pages. --Hordaland (talk) 12:00, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

Citations[edit]

Anyone have a citation for the stuff about human cell growth at the end of the drawbacks section? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.92.109.54 (talk) 17:22, 22 March 2010 (UTC)