Research News

May 14, 2014

Acetic Acid Kills Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacteria

An international team of researchers from Venezuela, France and the U.S. published research in mBio ®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology related to the use of vinegar to kill mycobacteria, such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The abstract for the study titled, “Acetic Acid, the Active Component of Vinegar, Is an Effective […]

May 14, 2014

Acetic Acid Kills Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacteria

An international team of researchers from Venezuela, France and the U.S. published research in mBio ®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology related to the use of vinegar to kill mycobacteria, such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The abstract for the study titled, “Acetic Acid, the Active Component of Vinegar, Is an Effective […]

November 14, 2010

Vinegar’s Use in Natural Cured Pork Products

The following information was issued by the University of Arkansas’ Food Safety Consortium, titled, “ Vinegar, Natural Source of Nitrate Provides Way to Safeguard Organic Pork.” The release advises of a solution to manufacture natural or organic cured pork products, without using nitrite or nitrate.  (If nitrite or nitrate is used, these products cannot be […]

September 14, 2010

Dr. Carol Johnston

Dr. Carol Johnston researches effects of vinegar on blood glucose. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/27/1/281.full

April 14, 2010

Type of Wood Impacts Sensory Qualities of Red Wine and Balsamic Vinegar

A study published in the March 2010 issue of Journal of Food Composition and Analysis reports that wood used for the aging of vinegar (balsamic and red wine) determines both the chemical composition and sensory properties. The research, titled “Effect of wood on the phenolic profile and sensory properties of wine vinegar during ageing,” was […]

April 14, 2010

Cleaning Fruits and Vegetables

The Star.com (Malaysia) offers readers tips to clean fruits and vegetables, including the use of vinegar.  The tip noted below: Add 2 tablespoons of white distilled vinegar to one pint water and use to wash fresh fruits and vegetables, then rinse thoroughly. Research has shown that vinegar helps kill bacteria on fruits and vegetables, according […]

February 14, 2010

Antiglycemic Properties of Vinegar in Healthy Adults

Dr. Carol Johnston of Arizona State University (ASU) has been researching the use of vinegar in treating Type II diabetes. Most recently, Dr. Johnston and colleagues published research in the January 2010 online issue of Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, titled, “Examination of the Antiglycemic Properties of Vinegar in Healthy Adults.” The researchers concluded that […]