ytom-roizen-header

Eating Dangerously: How Safe Is Your Food?

Summary: When food poisoning strikes, you might blame that old box of takeout. But have you ever thought it was something fresh from the grocery store?
Air Date: 10/11/14
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Michael Booth & Jennifer Brown
Michael Booth is the lead health care writer for the Denver Post, and has covered health, medicine, health policy and politics throughout his 20-year journalism career. He has won the National Education Writers’ Award and Best of the West. With Jennifer Brown, he also co-led the coverage of the most deadly food-borne illness outbreak of the past century, the cantaloupe listeria illnesses of 2011, and their work for the Denver Post on that story has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Denver.

Jennifer Brown is an investigative reporter with the Denver Post, and has covered health, medicine and health policy for the last decade. Brown led the team covering the two-year debate over national health care reform in 2009 and 2010. She has worked at The Associated Press, the Tyler Morning Telegraph in Texas and the Hungry Horse News in Montana, and has won a National Headliner Award, three Katie Awards and honors from numerous other national and state groups. She lives in Highlands Ranch, CO.
  • Book Title: Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can’t Keep Your Food Safe...and How You Can
Eating Dangerously: How Safe Is Your Food?
When food poisoning strikes, you might blame that old box of takeout or the potato salad from your afternoon cook-out.

But have you ever thought it was something fresh from the grocery store?

The new book, Eating Dangerously, is an eye-opening look at our food supply and what the government is and isn't doing to keep you safe from deadly food outbreaks.

Authors and journalists, Michael Booth and Jennifer Brown, join Dr. Roizen to explain the hidden dangers lurking in the foods we eat and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.


Bonus!
Delicious 5-Minute Power Breakfasts

Transcription:


FREE RadioMD Newsletter: