Further Reading If you're interested in this topic, Marion Nestle has many books out about food.
The book opened my eyes to my local grocery store and its pushed me even more toward eating locally grown foods as well as real foods, not processed.
What's amazing is that the history she documents for Britain and the US in the 19th century is exactly what is happening right now in China.
The first part of this book was a little dry but as it progressed it became more relatable to present times. Very well documented and chilling enough to keep your attention. Read morePublished 9 months ago by L. A. Calkins
this book will scare the knot outta your head reading about the crap that has gone on behind the scenes in our food deliverly/manufacturing. and it isn't fiction, its real life.Published 10 months ago by Lee B. Brown
Bee Wilson is a great writer, and she has a fascinating tale to tell. The story of food adulteration in history is interesting like a crime novel, and yet has no obvious home in... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ellen Ireland
On page 232, Ms. Wilson describes the Food Additives Amendment Act of 1958 which she alleges was put into effect in order to clarify the notion that `food' additives are any... Read morePublished 13 months ago by J. Slott
To round out and complement investigative food reporting read "salt ,sugar, fat." by Michael Moss.
I will buy these book for my loved ones because reading them will save... Read more
This book is interesting both for the science behind food adulteration detection, as well to highlight how foods in the past were adulterated. Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by Ian Jose
If you're looking for a way to lose weight, many of the hideous and frightening examples of food adulteration in this book should do the trick, especially since in modern times... Read morePublished on September 4, 2011 by Alice Friedemann
This excellent book provides both an historical perspective of "the processing" of foods and an insight into the relationship of profit with greed. Read morePublished on January 11, 2009 by Hp Kiner