The word "yeast " comes from the Old English language "gist", "gyst", and ultimately from the Indo-European root "yes-", meaning boil, foam, or bubble. Yeast microbes are probably one of the earliest domesticated organisms. People have used yeast for fermentation and baking throughout history. 
Other Ingredient Information
Products containing Yeast
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Other Natural Sources
Natural or Artificial?
- Yeast - Wikipedia
Aliases (Also Known As)
Active Dry Yeast
Dried Yeast Culture
Inactive Dried Yeast
Inactive Dry Yeast
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- Natural & Possibly Unsafe
- Artificial & Possibly Unsafe
- Both (Can be derived from Natural & Artificial Sources)
- Both (Can be derived from Natural & Artificial Sources) & Possibly Unsafe
|Ingredient added||UPC Food Search||January 1, 2009 @ 2:14 AM|