How to Find the Best Healthy Pasta (not shaped in Teflon!)

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'The most shocking thing I learned touring the pasta factory in Lucca is that the convenient and profitable way to make pasta today is to mold the dough into various shapes using a teflon die (think meat grinder but for pasta dough) and then cut in accordance with the desired length.

Can you believe it? Most health conscious people long ago tossed their teflon bakeware and cookware, so to find out the pasta they buy is being shaped in this toxic material would no doubt be a startling disclosure.'


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