arsenic

October 8, 2013
The impacts of the government shutdown on food

Sound Bites: Government Shutdown’s Impact on Food | Arsenic in Animal Feed | Trans-Pacific Partnership & Food Safety

October 8, 2013 - Segment 3 - We will discuss how the government shutdown is affecting food and agriculture on the latest edition of Sound Bites! We also talk about new restrictions on arsenic in animal feed and a new free trade agreement's impact on food safety.
June 4, 2013
monsanto-wheat

Sound Bites: Does Report On Arsenic & Chicken Matter?; Monsanto Watch; And Langston Hughes’ “Freedom’s Plow”

June 4, 2013 - Segment 4 - We kick-off another live episode of Sound Bites with a debate over the Johns Hopkins University study on arsenicals in chicken, and we look at Monsanto in the news with Tom Laskawy and Tom Philpott. Then, Blain Snipstal reads a Langston Hughes poem that highlights the importance of African Americans in agriculture and farming.
May 22, 2013
Michael Moss' Salt Sugar Fat

Sound Bites: Arsenic In Our Chicken; Supreme Court’s Monsanto Ruling; Bay Oysters; and Salt Sugar Fat

May 22, 2013 - Hour 1 - This week on Sound Bites, we learn about a study measuring arsenic in the chicken we eat, seed giant Monsanto's victory in the Supreme Court, and oyster restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay. Then, we talk to Michael Moss about his book on processed food and America's obesity crisis: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.