Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

This week how to stop avoiding exercise, GMO is now “bioengineered” at the USDA, and the FDA resumes limited food inspections.

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Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

This week food inspections stall in government shutdown, snack drawers teach kids moderation, and the optimal diet for humans.

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Bill Marler is a nationally recognized foodborne illness lawyer, an expert in food safety and one of the most influential voices in food policy in the world. His law firm Marler Clark has represented thousands of victims in practically every major foodborne illness outbreak in the United States. In 1993, he represented Brianne Kiner, the young girl that survived the most significant of injuries in the historic Jack in the Box E. coli 0157:H7 outbreak, resulting in a $15.6 million settlement that changed the way we process food in America today. His websites Food Safety News and blog MarlerBlog.com inform millions of readers daily with award-winning reporting on foodborne illnesses.

Today, Darya and Bill discuss the latest in food recalls, why eating organic vegetables is just as risky as hamburgers these days, and what we can all do to stay safe.

Bill was also kind enough to donate 5 copies of Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat, by Jeff Benedict, that I’m giving away over on my Instagram. Just follow my account and tag a friend to enter.

 

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3:29 – How Bill Marler became THE food safety guy.

5:49 – It appears foodborne illness outbreaks are on the rise. What’s actually happening?

11:58 – USDA versus FDA. Who regulates what?

13:26The Jungle by Upton Sinclair instigated the first food safety conversation in America.

14:49 – Is the industrial food chain to blame?

16:22 – Why Bill had to throw away an entire suitcase of clothes after visiting the Iowa egg farms.

17:53 – The cost of safety when food becomes a commodity.

20:08 – Why Darya opts out of industrialized food.

21:15 – What’s the alternative?

21:46 – Local doesn’t necessarily mean safer.

23:13 – Neither does “organic or “pre-washed”.

25:28 – How to decrease your risk of getting food poisoning.

26:29 – Food poisoning 101: types, symptoms and causes.

30:32 – Why Listeria loves your refrigerator.

33:42 – Don’t eat gas station sushi.

36:47 – Are raw oysters safe to eat?

42:44 – Cold water versus warm water oysters, and the shellfish “R” rule.

43:33 – The biggest mistake Chipotle made.

46:24 – Why the U.S. army said Odwalla juices weren’t fit for human consumption.

47:48 – Why you should always be skeptical of large food company claims. Fingers crossed for Sweetgreen.

51:04 – Bill’s rule of thumb for eating while traveling.

52:46 – You can now find restaurant hygiene scores on Yelp .

54:17 – Report your food poisoning to IWasPoisoned.Com.

55:12 – Your safest bet when it comes to grocery shopping.

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Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

This week the health value of friendship, the trouble with the carbohydrate-insulin model, and the sad state of the EPA.

Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge will start again on Monday. Sign up now to join us!

Too busy to read them all? Try this awesome free speed reading app to read at 300+ wpm. So neat!

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Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

This week exercise actually can help you lose weight, CA bans soda taxes, and pollution causes diabetes.

Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge will start again on Monday. Sign up now to join us!

Too busy to read them all? Try this awesome free speed reading app to read at 300+ wpm. So neat!

I also share links on Twitter @summertomato and the Summer Tomato Facebook page. I’m very active on all these sites and would love to connect with you.

Links of the week

What inspired you this week?

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Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

This week nutrition research is often wrong, stop commenting on people’s weight loss, and this much exercise slows aging.

Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge will start again on Monday. Sign up now to join us!

Too busy to read them all? Try this awesome free speed reading app to read at 300+ wpm. So neat!

I also share links on Twitter @summertomato and the Summer Tomato Facebook page. I’m very active on all these sites and would love to connect with you.

Links of the week

What inspired you this week?

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Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

Hey guess what? I’m back! I’m going to try my best to start up FTLOF again and start posting new content. I’m making no promises about consistency, but I’m excited to jump back into ST. I’ve missed you guys!

These are some of my favorite articles from while I was away. We’ll get back to a newsier schedule next week.

Real Food trumps macronutrient hacking, plastic in bottled water, and the downfall of a scientist.

Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge will start again on Monday. Sign up now to join us!

Too busy to read them all? Try this awesome free speed reading app to read at 300+ wpm. So neat!

I also share links on Twitter @summertomato and the Summer Tomato Facebook page. I’m very active on all these sites and would love to connect with you.

Links of the past few dozen weeks

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