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Artificial Flavors and the Weaponizing of Words

We’re selective (and usually wrong) in what we think of as ‘good’ and ‘bad’ when it comes to food.

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Many years ago, my uncle told me that New Jersey was the artificial flavor capital of the world, and I have thought about this way too much ever since.




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Heidi S.

Heidi S.

PhD in philosophy | Feminist | Anarchist | Pop culture junkie

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