The Poison Squad

The Poison Squad

One Chemist's Single-minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Book - 2018
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Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley set out to ensure food safety. He selected food tasters to test various food additives and preservatives, letting them know that the substances could be harmful or deadly. The tasters were recognized for their courage, and became known as the poison squad.
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Press,, 2018
ISBN: 9781594205149
Branch Call Number: 363.19264 BLU
Characteristics: 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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