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The Poison Squad

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

The Poison Squad( )
Author: Blum, Deborah
ISBN:978-1-59420-514-9
Publication Date:Sep 2018
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

A New York Times Notable Book  From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of how food was made safe in the United States and the heroes, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, who fought for change By the end of nineteenth century, food was dangerous. Lethal, even. "Milk" might contain formaldehyde, most often used to embalm corpses. Decaying meat was preserved...
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