Episodes

June 14, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Belgium's Massive Egg Fraud and the Tale of the Rotting…

This episode is a real fungi! Sarah covers the recent sentencing in Belgium’s largest food fraud, the Fipronil egg scandal. Then …

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June 7, 2021

Episode 017: Prohibition & The Boston Molassacre

Sarah explains the manufacturing process of molasses, the Triangular Trade, and how this all relates to rum. Becca then discusses…

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May 31, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Fake Farm Fraud, The Paycheck Protection Program & Seco…

Becca tells Sarah about a pandemic loan program in the US that led to the creation of hundreds of fake farms. Plus, we hear abou…

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May 24, 2021

Episode 016: Food Poisoning and Death by Peanut Butter

Peanut butter and... jail?! In this episode, Becca tells all about the different pathogens that cause food poisoning. We recommen…

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May 17, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Shape-Shifting Pasta and Deadly Fava Beans

Sarah tells Becca about a new shape-shifting pasta that may help make the food system more sustainable. Plus, we hear a harrowing…

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May 10, 2021

Episode 015: Alternative Medicine, The Wellness Industry & goop

Sarah starts off by discussing complementary and alternative medicine, as well as the history behind some of the most common ther…

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May 3, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Epicurious, Beyond Meat Chicken & Cultured Human Milk

This news round-up covers all things meat. Becca & Sarah discuss Epicurious’ new pro-planet strategy, Beyond Meat’s plant-based c…

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April 26, 2021

Episode 014: Ancel Keys and the Minnesota Starvation Experiment

Becca starts off by covering the main challenges that arise when conducting nutrition research and some of the ethical considerat…

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April 19, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Peanut Allergy Tragedy + Pine Mouth Story

After a brief hiatus, we are back with EXTRA CHEESE! Your extra sprinkle, slice, string, wedge, or dollop of current food and nut…

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April 12, 2021

Episode 013: The Seaspiracy of the Codfather

Sarah & Becca start off by doing a deep dive into the new Seaspiracy documentary. Sarah then gives us an overview of the fishing …

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March 29, 2021

Episode 012: The Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist

Talk about a sticky situation! This episode will activate your sweet tooth and leave you scratching your head about one of the la…

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March 28, 2021

Where True Crime Meets Food

Welcome to Dietetics After Dark! The podcast where true crime meets food. Join Sarah and Becca as they use their backgrounds in …

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March 15, 2021

Episode 011: Wine Fraud & Rudy Kurniawan

This episode pairs well with a glass of wine. Sarah starts us off with a lesson in our favourite alcoholic beverage, including th…

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March 1, 2021

Episode 010: Multi-Level Marketing Schemes & The Gifting Tables

Becca starts off the episode with a background on a particular type of business that often promotes nutrition products: Multi-lev…

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Feb. 23, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: 3D-Printed Ribeye Steaks

Sarah and Becca chat about the potential downside that comes with eating 30kg of oranges before boarding your flight. Then they d…

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Feb. 15, 2021

Episode 009: Teflon and the Class Action Lawsuit Against DuPont

Sarah starts the episode off with the fascinating history of cooking, including how fire led to strides in human development. She…

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Feb. 8, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: ‘Anything But Tuna’ Subway Scandal

Becca and Sarah discuss some recent drama around Subway restaurants and their tuna...if you can even call it that. They explain h…

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Feb. 1, 2021

Episode 008: Superfoods and the Avocado Cartels

This week, Becca tells us the truth about “superfoods” and Sarah tackles the unfortunate side effects that can occur when a commo…

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