Episodes

Jan. 25, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Lab-Grown Meat for Sale in Singapore

Becca and Sarah discuss the recent authorization for the sale of lab-grown meat in Singapore. They chat about all the potential e…

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Jan. 18, 2021

Episode 007: The McDonald's Hot Coffee Case

Caution! Contents of this episode are HOT. Sarah starts off with some McDonald’s fast-food history, including how they integrated…

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Jan. 14, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Alcohol Consumption During Quarantine

Becca and Sarah discuss a recent study that shows binge drinking has increased due to the stress triggered by COVID-19. Becca lea…

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Jan. 4, 2021

Episode 006: The Low-Carb Legacy of Dr. Atkins

Building off last week's episode on sugar, Becca starts off the episode with a little Carbohydrates 101 and discusses the fascina…

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Dec. 31, 2020

EXTRA CHEESE: The Indian Farmers' Protest

In this episode of Extra Cheese, Becca and Sarah discuss the ongoing Indian Farmers' Protest. This nationwide protest has been go…

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Dec. 21, 2020

Episode 005: The Harvard Sugar Study & The Fat-Free Food Boom

Sarah starts the episode off with the history and origins of refined sugar, including our innate preference for sweet foods and a…

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Dec. 17, 2020

EXTRA CHEESE: Welfare Fraud and COVID-19

In this episode of our new segment, Extra Cheese, Becca and Sarah discuss an ongoing case of welfare fraud through the Supplement…

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Dec. 7, 2020

Episode 004: The European Horsemeat Scandal

Becca shares a story about hot dogs that will make your skin crawl, even though it probably shouldn’t. Then Sarah tells the tale …

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Nov. 23, 2020

Episode 003: Organic Food Fraud

Sarah gives us a shocking overview of the history of pesticides and the growth of the North American organic food movement. She a…

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Nov. 8, 2020

Episode 002: Food Fear and the Infamous Yoga Mat Ingredient

Becca takes us through the history of Subway and some of the lawsuits they've faced over the years, including the scandals of "Su…

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Oct. 25, 2020

Episode 001: Halloween Candy Tampering

Sarah takes us through the history of Halloween and all of its spooky traditions, including trick-or-treating, costumes, pagan ri…

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