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Bite is a podcast for people who think hard about their food. Join acclaimed food and farming blogger Tom Philpott, Mother Jones editors Kiera Butler and Maddie Oatman, and a tantalizing guest list of writers, farmers, scientists, and chefs as they uncover the surprising stories behind what ends up on your plate. We'll help you digest the food news du jour, explore the politics and science of what you eat and why—and deliver plenty of tasty tidbits along the way.
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4.3 stars from 241 ratings
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pwb in dc via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/16/21
First time =last time
Tuned in for the first time to hear some guy making generalizations about what people think and do about their health namely “immune systems”. I won’t listen to someone who talks down to people. Increasing one’s immunity (you don’t want to do this he says) does NOT result in an anaphylaxis...Read full review »
Frayed knot now via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/06/21
Surprising, Enlightening!
I have learned so much from this podcast. Food-related topics that I would have never been aware of. And a joy to listen to. Maddie, Kiera and Tom are wonderful hosts!
ChrisAsay via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/24/20
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