Unseen and Underground: Speakeasies, Additives, and Soil Health
This week on Meat and Three we’re looking at some of the secret and unseen aspects of food. From speakeasies around New York City to what goes on underground in our soil, to little-known sweetening additives in cigarettes, there’s alway more to food than meets the eye.
Poison Squad: Founding of the FDA
Technology and industry put more food on the shelves and in markets by extending the life of perishable goods with canning and processing methods. But was the food safe? By the late 19th century, the American food supply was rife with frauds, fakes, and deadly chemicals.