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Flatulence Free Frijoles

Many burrito lovers share common spaces (car, cubicle, bed, elevator) with others, and claim that gaseous emissions following burrito consumption creates unpleasant social circumstances.

Science to the rescue.

Writing in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Granito and colleagues found that adding these two gut bacteria [Lactobacillus casei and Lactobacillus plantarum] to beans before cooking them made them even less likely to cause flatulence.
Source: CNN.

How soon this breakthrough will find application at your local taqueria, and its impact on taste remains unknown.

Learn more about flatulence here.

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Thursday, April 27, 2006 by Jonah.