Ice cream headaches and what's in charcoal. Answers to nagging questions courtesy of columnist Roxanne Webber. Susan Marx lives in Afghanistan and shares the rich food culture. Be afraid of plants. Some of them can kill you says Amy Stewart. When Barbara Kowalcyk's 2 year old son died after eating a tainted fast food hamburger she became an activist to change food safety rules. Marion Nestle explains the unbelievable maze that makes up our food safety system. The challenges of keeping bees in Los Angeles according to beekeeper Kirk Anderson. Then, Armen Petrossian describes the how to enjoy the delicacy of fine caviar. And Laura Avery shares tales of wild blueberries at the farmers market.
Killer Plants; Nagging Questions; Food Safety; Caviar King
From this Episode:
Roxanne Webber is the woman behind the Nagging Questions column at Chow.com. Send Roxanne your nagging question. Music Break: Adious by Eric Serra
Dining in Afghanistan
Susan Marx lives in Afghanistan with her husband Chris. She works for a non-governmental, human rights organization.
Amy Stewart is the author of Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities . Her book is behind a new exhibit at the Brooklyn...
The Fight for Food Safety
In 2001 Barbara Kowalcyk's 2-year old son died after contracting E. coli O157:H7 from a hamburger. The tragedy of his death propelled her into a life of food-safety...
Food Safety Update
Marion Nestle is a Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She is the author of numerous books including Food Politics: How the...
Kirk Anderson is a beekeeper living in Los Angeles. He practices " backwards beekeeping ," which means that he doesn't use a "foundation" in his hives. Traditional...
Robert and Rob Poole of Redlands bring down all varieties of blackberries. They will have them for three weeks only. Find them at the Hollywood Sunday market and the...