Twinkie, Deconstructed

My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated into What into What America Eats

by Steve Ettlinger

Twinkie, Deconstructed

Paperback, 282 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase

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Twinkie, Deconstructed
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My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated into What into What America Eats
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Steve Ettlinger

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Ettlinger spent five years investigating the sources of processed food ingredients. He reveals the unexpected ways in which chemicals and other non-food raw materials are manufactured into common brand consumables.

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Unlike the dodo that sits next to it on an NPR Science Desk shelf, this year-and-a-half-old Twinkie is still around — but that doesn't mean you want to eat it. Heather Rousseau /NPR hide caption

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