National Body Challenge: Fast Food Alternatives
Dr. Pamela Peeke gives alternatives to fast food eating.
Most Watched in Food Processing
Dirty Jobs: Meat Grinder
At a bologna factory, the process of cutting out fat and clots from 2,000 pounds of cow meat before pushing it into a grinder is revealed to Mike Rowe. Watch this video from Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs."
Understanding: Frozen Food Industry
On TLC's "Understanding," Swanson introduced the first TV dinner in 1953, and it revolutionized American cooking. Today updated flash freezing methods are used to keep damaging ice crystals at a minimum.
Some Assembly Required: Salt Mining in Kansas
Salt filled water is collected in a central pumping house, then it's filtered down into the commonly known table salt form. Learn how salt filled water becomes table salt in this clip from "Some Assembly Required" on Discovery Channel.
Some Assembly Required: Making Curds
To continue the journey to a complete block of cheese, the curds must be drained and then salted to slow the cheese making bacteria down. Learn more about the process in this clip from "Some Assembly Required" on Disocvery Channel.
Some Assembly Required: Salt Mine Drilling
The first step in getting rock salt is separating it from the walls which involves explosives. Learn more about salt mining in this clip from "Some Assembly Required" on Discovery Channel.
How It's Made: Swiss Cheese
This clip from The Science Channel's "How It's Made" illustrates how milk is transformed into swiss cheese.
Some Assembly Required: Cheddaring
The curd and the whey must be separated before cheese can begin to form, a process know as cheddaring. Learn more about this unique process on Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required."
GTRI: Agricultural Technology Research Center
The food industry is one of Georgia's largest manufacturing sectors. Farmers and food processors have a dire need to control their procedures more precisely and also to meet the quality needs that their customers are expecting. New imaging systems developed in part by the Georgia Tech Research Institute give them that ability to do so.
Some Assembly Required: Salt Mining's Last Stage
Once the large blocks of salt have been crushed down to size they are sent to the surface to be bagged. Learn about the final stage of rock salt mining on Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required."
Recent Videos in Food Processing
Organic A to Z: U is for Upside Down Cake
U is for upside down cake traditionally made with pineapple, which is not a very carbon-neutral fruit. How about using an apple instead to make a tasty apple upside down cake?
How It's Made: Goat Cheese
Watch as goat's milk is transformed into a delicious, healthy snack in this clip from The Science Channel's "How It's Made."
How It's Made: Sardines
Find out how sardines are processed and packaged in this clip from The Science Channel's "How It's Made."
Emeril Green: Farmers Market Shopping
Bridget loves shopping at the Farmer's Market, but is a little bit intimidated when deciding what to buy. Chef Emeril Lagasse gives her some advice on how to feel less overwhelmed in this video from Planet Green's "Emeril Green."