The Availability Bias
We Live In The Age Of Anxiety The world can seem like a scary and dangerous place these days. If you spend too much time on the internet, or listening to the news, you might [...]
The Framing Effect
The Pink Slime Terror In March 2012, Bettina Siegel, a mother and food blogger in Houston, Texas sounded an alarm about scary-sounding meat products being served to local schoolchildren. She objected to the use [...]
Scarcity Appeals If you like good bourbon, you’ve probably heard of people trying to get their hands on a bottle of the notoriously rare Pappy Van Winkle, produced by the Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery [...]
Clean Food Fable
Clean Eating Can Hurt You In the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger, a “wellness” blogger based in New York City, noticed that her hair was falling out. She was following the “clean” diet she promoted [...]
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Why we fear the food we eat
Pesticides, chemicals, cancer – the world is a scary place and our dinner plate even more so. Or so it seems. Despite what we hear in the media and find in our Facebook feed, food in the United States has never been safer. Why is it then that American consumers have never been more worried about the safety of the foods they eat? Jack Bobo travels the world discussing the future of food and how to sustainably and nutritiously feed the world in 2050.