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October 2018

Assorted "super foods" (fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts.

Petri Dish: Super Foods or Super Frauds?

Wednesday 10/10/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$8 – $10

Red wine is good! Red wine is bad! With an endless stream of seemingly conflicting findings about which foods are good for you, which are bad, how do we know what to believe?

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November 2018

romaine lettuce

Petri Dish: Romaine Recalls & Raw Milk Renegades

Wednesday 11/14/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$8 – $10

Frequent outbreaks of Salmonella, E. coli and other causes of foodborne illness remind us that the journey from field to fork can be fraught with peril.

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December 2018

Plated foods

Petri Dish: Our Ever-Evolving Diet

Wednesday 12/12/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$8 – $10

New diets pop up with predictable regularity, grabbing hold of the collective imagination and resulting in the ritual purging of suddenly suspect foods. High-fat, low-fat, low-carb, the variations are numerous as are the claims that a particular diet is best. Sorting fact from fiction when it comes to the right way to eat can be challenging. But was there a time when we had a perfect diet? Is there a place where people eat ideally? There are myriad diets claiming…

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