Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Released! 05/26/2015
Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
by Matthew Smith
Hardcover

To some, food allergies seem like fabricated cries for attention. For others, they pose a dangerous health threat. Food allergies are bound up with so many personal and ideological concerns that it is difficult to determine what is medical and what is myth. This book parses the political, economic, cultural, and genuine health factors of a phenomenon that now dominates our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves. Surveying the history of food allergy from ancient times ... read more