Urine Bread 2.0

Eight years ago, I posted about how prisoners held in a Japanese interment camp during World War II learned how to make bread using urine instead of yeast.

Now I see that urine bread, of a kind, is back in the news. From bakeryandsnacks.com:

French engineer Louise Raguet baked 'Boucle d'Or' — Goldilocks bread — using wheat fertilized in urine gathered from female urinals in the 14th Arrondissement of Paris.

Raguet hopes to "break taboos over excrement" and create a more sustainable food and farming system that makes use of human refuse, while cutting farming costs and boosting crop yields.

More info, in French, here (pdf).

The toilets in which the urine was collected

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Jul 22, 2020
     Category: Food | Body Fluids | Excrement

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