These days there are alot of "food frauds" out there, some claiming to be organic, or kids drinks being watered down with sugar cane, water, and urea, or extra virgin olive oil not being virgin at all, the list goes on and on........ I love to research this stuff and my recent find makes me think my coffee grinder is one of my best investments!!
Ground Coffee Fraud, outed by The United States Pharmacopeial Convention ......
Ground Coffee is perhaps the easiest to tamper with, as studies have discovered twigs, roasted barley, soy beans, chicory powder, rye flour, potatoe flour, acorns, roasted corn, cereals, and ground parchment in all sorts of coffee. Forunately, there's one easy save: buy whole coffee beans and grind them yourself!!! Your taste buds will also benefit!!
You can find very inexpensive grinders all over. I found mine at Wall Mart for under $12.00!! Happy Grinding!!
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