Food, Sex and Salmonella: Why Our Food Is Making Us Sick by David Waltner-Toews

By David Waltner-Toews

What intercourse is to interpersonal relationships, consuming is to the human-environment dating: a consummation of humans’ connection to the residing biosphere. yet whereas sticking one’s tongue right into a new and interesting surroundings could be an act as previous because the planet, it could actually additionally bring about a few nasty surprises. during this energetic examine foodborne health problems, David Waltner-Toews discusses food-related difficulties because of micro organism, viruses, and parasites, together with demise by way of puffer fish, rollicking stories of tapeworms, neurological difficulties as a result of ciguatera poison, and that outdated standby, botulism. He additionally examines the chemical compounds and antibiotics that experience entered the nutrition provide and the havoc they could wreak. And to assist readers cease difficulties earlier than they begin, he deals commonsense recommendations to confronting the advanced factor of foodborne illness. His witty method makes a perilous severe topic available to all readers, whereas by no means minimizing the chance.

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