Excerpt: In Food We Trust

An excerpt from In Food We Trust: The Politics of Purity in American Food Regulation by Courtney I. P. Thomas Chapter 2: The Cranberry Crisis Advances in food science and technology that occurred during the twentieth century have made it possible for food systems to be organized, configured, and structured in ways that promote food safety. But if that is the case, why are there so many food safety crises in the United States? The answer is not that an industrialized food system cannot be made safe but that large and powerful corporations have perpetuated the regulatory focus on adulteration … Continue reading Excerpt: In Food We Trust