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The poison squad : one chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century / Deborah Blum.

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  • 9 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 363.19 BLU (Text) 36803001067243 NONFIC Available -
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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 363.1926 BLUM (Text) 39213000848253 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Mooresville PL - Mooresville 363.19 BLU (Text) 37323005416972 NEW-BKS Checked out 12/03/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 363.1926 BLU (Text) 78551000538435 Non-Fiction In transit -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594205149
  • ISBN: 1594205140
  • Physical Description: xxi, 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-319) and index.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Wiley, Harvey Washington, 1844-1930.
Food inspectors > United States > Biography.
Chemists > United States > Biography.
United States. Bureau of Chemistry > Officials and employees > Biography.
Food additives > Safety regulations > United States > History.
Food > United States > Safety measures > Government policy.
Food > Safety regulations > United States.
Genre: Biographies.

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