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

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

Label
The poison squad : one chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century
Title
The poison squad
Title remainder
one chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Blum
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blum, Deborah
Dewey number
  • 363.19/264092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX518.W5
LC item number
B58 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wiley, Harvey Washington
  • United States
  • Food inspectors
  • Chemists
  • Food additives
  • Food
  • Food
Label
The poison squad : one chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century, Deborah Blum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594205149
Lccn
2018006211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1024107182
  • (OCoLC)1024107182
  • 2399529
Label
The poison squad : one chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century, Deborah Blum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594205149
Lccn
2018006211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1024107182
  • (OCoLC)1024107182
  • 2399529

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