Ricardo made a case for specialization and trade as maximizing market efficiencies. That immediately came to mind when I read this essay about the myths of buying locally grown food.
Category Archives: Food safety
CDC report discussed. Understand that food borne illness is under-reported because many of the infections are not severe enough to garner attention. There is a wide spectrum of infectious presentations.
Nutritional supplements, homeopathic products, generally safe but questionably effective. What is the role of he FDA?
My, what a clueless person is the Food Babe. But she gets a lot of notice.
I would say the biggest cause of autism is a change in the diagnostic criteria for autism.
So you have a variant of mental retardation that would fit the new criteria for autism–what’s the point?
Now another component of the dietary intake is proposed as a cause of autism?
The rice eaters who eat old timey rice have diets deficient in beta carotene, a precursor to Vitamin A, essential for vision and good health. You can die or go blind from Vit A deficiency.