Ever used sawdust for baking?

Sawdust as an Ingredient: It really tastes like wood!

Karlsruhe Administrative Court (Case No. 3 K 2148/19)

No, flour made out of woods is not flour and is no food. Do you all agree?

Not everybody however agree with that. A German online seller had the unusual idea to bake cookies with a sort of wood flour or sawdust.

Now it’s about baked goods with a rather unusual ingredient. Moritz Morgenstern* sells sawdust cookies on the Internet. The natural goods retailer says it’s a plant-based product that uses only microbiologically safe wood flour in its production. The cookies are ordered by people who believe that the fine wood residues would strengthen and cleanse the intestines. Moritz Morgenstern has been selling these sawdust cookies for 20 years, when the city forbids him to sell them. The man took legal action against this at the administrative court in Karlsruhe. There the verdict is: “The cookies may not be put on the market because they are not safe food. Objectively, sawdust is unsuitable for human consumption.”

Karlsruhe Administrative Court (Case No. 3 K 2148/19)

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Ever used sawdust for baking?

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