Far Horizons Non-Fiction Book Club: The Poison Squad, by Deborah Blum

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Matthews, Community Room

Savory or sweet? Being this kind of “official taster” sounds like a great career choice. But when the focus is less critiquing the food itself than testing whether an assortment of additives poison as well as preserve, well that changes things considerably. By turns frightening and fascinating, Deborah Blum’s narrative account of Harvey Wiley, founder of the FDA, is a don’t miss read.

Presenter:
Adele Spil