So much miss information and reporting for the sake of sensation-seeking on this matter that I had to do this short series. One can keep silent for only so long!
The series is in response to the following documentary, “The Meat Lobby: How the Meat Industry Hides the Truth | ENDEVR Documentary” on YouTube https://youtu.be/nX1KUPZC3Ck
There are many similar ones on the web and every so often a newspaper decides to run articles on the matter.
Part 1: Setting the stage
Part 2: The Curing Molecule
In this instalment, I refer to Fathers of Meat Curing and my article on the work of Dr Polenske, Saltpeter: A Concise History and the Discovery of Dr Ed Polenske.
Part 3: Steps to secure the safety of cured meat
I discuss steps taken by the meat industry, academia and government right from the inception of nitrite curing to ensure it is completely safe. The article I did which I discuss is Regulations of Nitrate and Nitrite post-1920’s: the problem of residual nitrite.
Part 4: The Benefit of Nitrites
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Cover photo is courtesy of Robert Goodrick.
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