Reading Material 01.22.16

Wilbur Scoville invented the way we measure hot peppers’ spiciness, Vox.

It is the 151st birthday of Wilbur Scoville. Turns out his scale for measuring the heat of peppers had nothing to do with food at all.

Supplements and Safety, Frontline, PBS.

Watch a report on the lack of regulation in the vitamin and nutritional supplements industry.

Every Time Heidi Eats Cheese In The Novel Heidi, The Toast.

Children’s books teach us wonderful things when we are young and impressionable. Like loving cheese and dairy. Thank you Heidi.

The History of Food as a Weapon of Hate, Eater.

Or when pork becomes a symbol of intolerance.

The Wines of Oregon (Not Just Pinot Noir), Modern Salt.

Believe it or not, Oregon produces more than just pinot noir.

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