A Pure Food Father and His Poison Squad

In the late 1800s, no one really monitored food additives. After Congress refused to regulate food safety, Harvey Wiley had groups of healthy men ingest poisons for six months. Tune in to learn how these "Poison Squads" shed new light on Wiley's cause.

Topics in this Podcast: poison, 19th century, biographies, American history, 20th century, U.S. history