Spoiled: The Dangerous Truth About a Food Chain Gone Haywire
Journalist Nicols Fox has spent the past several years researching a story that won't go away. Pulling together the pieces of a complex chain of events for the reader, she tells in arresting detail what has happened to food and why. Drawing from scientific and medical journals and more than 100 interviews with epidemiologists, physicians, food scientists, USDA and FDA officials, farmers, distributors, and consumer victims, her findings are fascinating, provocative, and terrifying. The dangerous truth is that in the last twenty-five years we have lost control of our food supply. In the past, the connection between the cow in the pasture and the burger on the bun was simple and direct. Now it is a tangled and messy chain of factory farming and processing, high-tech packaging, mass distribution, and importing and exporting - each, in its way, creating a niche for an opportunistic pathogen and an emerging foodborne disease.
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