Maggi seasoning sauce is not the same as soy sauce and has 9 different formulations that vary country to country. Maggi originated from Switzerland and is named after it's creator, Julius Maggi. thespruceeats.com/maggi-s…
People have been drinking almond milk since at least the 13th century. Because nuts are permitted in fasting seasons almond milk is substituted into meals for Lent and Ramadan. Also in 2013, almond milk surpassed soy milk as the most popular plant-based milk in the United States. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alm…
Soy sauce was introduced to Europe in 1647 and gained rapid popularity. Called 'ketchup' it inspired both mushroom ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. soyinfocenter.com/books/1…
In Singapore, there is a drink known as a "Michael Jackson", made from white soy milk and black jelly. sbs.com.au/food/article/2…
In 2013 Federal District Court in San Francisco dismissed a lawsuit from Dairy Farmers to rename Almond Milk to "Nut Juice" for false advertising since "Nuts don't Lactate" It was rejected as "No reasonable consumer would mistake a product like soy milk or almond milk with dairy milk from a cow” nytimes.com/2017/02/13/we…
An Atlanta vegan couple was sentenced to life in prison for the death of their six-week-old malnourished baby boy starved to death, who was fed a limited diet of soy milk and apple juice. stuff.co.nz/world/5613150…
Subway chicken was DNA tested by a Canadian firm and was found to only contain about 50% chicken, with much of the rest being soy filler. nypost.com/2017/02/28/sub…
After assassinating SanjaasΓΌrengiin Zorig (who led the Mongolian Revolution that overthrew the communist government), the perpetrator(s) strangely stole a bottle of vinegar and a bottle of soy sauce from his refrigerator before fleeing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San…
Soy sauces contain around 2% alcohol alicespringsnews.com.au/2…
The word β€œsoybean” is named after soy sauce, not the other way around. culinarylore.com/food-his…
The McCormick brand bacon bits are primarily made up of soy flour making them vegan. myrecipes.com/extracrispy…
A woman nearly died attempting a bogus cleanse consuming 1 liter of soy sauce within 2 hours. youtube.com/watch?v=QiBpK…
Today I learned of 'Soy Cuba' (I Am Cuba), a 1964 Soviet-directed propaganda film that backfired by making capitalism look too appealing. It was later rediscovered by Hollywood, and its groundbreaking film techniques inspired scenes in Goodfellas and Boogie Nights. film.avclub.com/the-new-c…
Thanks to 2 protein receptors called T1R and T2R certain tastes such as sour, bitter, and umami, the savory flavor found in soy sauce can be recognized in cells throughout the body. These special taste receptors have been discovered in the bladder, pancreas, brain and yes, even your testies medicinenet.com/script/ma…
Humans domesticated a mold thousands of years ago (Aspergillus oryzae.) It produces soy sauce, miso, sake, amazake, among other savory things. sciencedirect.com/science…
A 19 year old man once nearly died from drinking a quart of Soy Sauce. He holds the record for highest blood sodium level ever measured without brain damage ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
The Impossible Burger developed by Impossible Foods keeps it texture and flavor due to a protein "Heme" which is created through a patented process derived from "Genetically Modified Yeast" that has been engineered to produce it from soy leghemoglobin. thepatentgeek.com/2019/02…
Carrageenan has been harvested since 600AD & is used in applications including ice cream, salad dressing, beer, processed ham, toothpaste, Fruit Gushers, firefighting foam, shampoo, air freshener gel, shoe polish, soy milk, diet soda, pet food, personal lube, & veggie hot dogs... among others. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
Rodents Are Feasting On Newer Cars' Soy-Based Wiring Insulation thedrive.com/news/20878/r…
That, contrary to common misconception, eating soy doesn't cause hormonal imbalance. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soy…
McDonald's introduced a soy-based meatless burger back in the early 2000s. The vegetarian burger had 8g of fat and 350 calories, compared with a Big Mac's 34g of fat and 350 calories just-food.com/news/mcdona…
In order to gain weight(30kg) for his role as Mark David Chapman, Jared Leto drank microwaved pints of ice cream mixed with soy sauce and olive oil every night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The largest soy sauce factory in the world is not in Asia but Walworth Wisconsin. shepherdexpress.com/food/…
[] There was a scandal in China in 2004 when a soy sauce manufacturer was discovered to be using human hair in the production of the sauce en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Artificial soy meat was an accidental discovery during Ford's program for development of all-plastic car bodies nadiaberenstein.com/blog/…
During Bob Dylan's performance at the 1998 Grammy Awards, one of the back-up dancers (a self-proclaimed performance artist) ripped his shirt off revealing the words 'SOY BOMB' painted in big black letters on his chest and began dancing erratically before being removed by security youtu.be/SJqMhK8XdzU
Soy consumption in Japan is 200x the soy consumption in the United States otsuka.co.jp/en/nutraceut…
Ford once created a vehicle made out of plant materials. "Ford's 1941 biological car β€” made of soybean, wheat, hemp, flax and ramie fibers in a soy-based phenolic resin β€” weighed 1,000 pounds less than a steel car" exclusive.multibriefs.com…
In Asia some people commit suicide by ingesting a large amount of soy sauce. npr.org/sections/health-s…
NestlΓ© has produced over 300 limited-edition Kit Kat flavors in Japan, one of the most popular being "soy sauce." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit…
Kit Kats come in a variety of unique flavors in Japan, such as miso soup, baked potato, soy sauce, and cough drop. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit…
Japan has a lot of Doritos flavors that you can't get in America, including coconut curry, cheese and almond, yuzu, and butter and soy sauce. dramafever.com/news/26-do…
Tofu is just "cheese" made from soy milk (whereas regular cheese is made from animal milk) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tof…
A 19 year old drank two quartz of soy sauce on a dare and almost died of sodium poisoning. poison.org/articles/2013-…
Only 6 % of the world's soy is produced for human consumption kinder-world.org/articles…
If all the corn and soybean production in the U.S was diverted to corn ethanol and soy biodiesel, it would meet only 12% of gasoline demand and 6% of diesel demand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bio…
Soy sauce contains 10 times the antioxidants of red wine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soy…
Popular street food in North Korea is"injogogi" dregs left from making soy bean oil, which usually go to feed the pigs. Press and roll them into a sandy-coloured paste. Stuff with rice, and top with chilli sauce uk.reuters.com/article/uk…
Nestle has sold over 200 flavors of Kit Kat to Japan, including soy sauce, creme brulee, green tea, and banana. eatocracy.cnn.com/2012/02…
The mold, Aspergillus oryzae, which is used in soy sauce production, can produce a variety of mycotoxins when fermentation is extended beyond the usual time needed for production of these foods. As a "koji" mold it has been used safely in the food industry for several hundred years. epa.gov/sites/production/…
Today I learned about Basashi. It is a Japanese dish, consisting of raw, thinly sliced horse meat that is dipped in soy sauce and garnished with ginger and onions. It is considered a staple bar food in the region. wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse_…
A study proposes that the reason why pandas eat bamboo even though their closest relatives are carnivores is due to the deactivation (technically known as β€œpseudogenization”) of an umami taste receptor gene. Umami makes things like meat, soy sauce, and mushrooms extra yummy blogs.discovermagazine.co…
There are 15 Kit Kat flavors in Japan including baked potato, soy sauce, cherry blossom, blueberry cheesecake & more! cbsnews.com/pictures/worl…
Too much soy sauce can kill you, due to the high levels of sodium found in it, although you would have to drink at least a quart to get sick. npr.org/sections/health-s…
Japan has a 'national fungus' - Aspergillus oryzae, or koji - which is essential for brewing sake, and making miso, soy sauce, and other traditional Japanese foods. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asp…
Japan has had limited edition Kit Kat flavors such as Cherry Blossom, Melon, Potato, Soy Sauce, Cheese, and many more. veronicamarcettidimick.bl…
The creamy middle part in an Oreo is actually made from vegetable oils and soy making them vegan friendly. huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
The iconic Kikoman soy sauce dispenser was designed by Kenji Ekuan nytimes.com/2012/06/17/ma…
The first chancellor of the federal republic of Germany, Konrad Adenauer, invented a kind of soy sausage (non-veggie) during the first world war because the Germans had a lack of pork supply theguardian.com/world/the…
(Kikkoman) Soy sauce contains alcohol from the brewing process - about 3.2% v/v. kikkoman.com.au/home-cook…

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