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Filler Frauds: From Fraps to Face

August 11, 2014 Quartz Did you know that coffee can have fillers like corn, potato flour, soybeans, or brown sugar, among other fillers?   Ground coffee is typically tested by taste, smell, or a gander under a microscope—hardly the level of sophistication you’d expect for the world’s second-most-traded commodity. But researchers in Brazil,...