Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated Into What America Eats

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Traces the author's pop-science investigation into the sources and manufacture of processed food ingredients, in an account that uses the Twinkie label as a guide and reveals the unexpected ways in which chemicals and other non-food raw materials are turned into common brand consumables.

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You will never read a label the same way again.
"Newsweek"
[A] delightful romp through the food processing industry.
"Publishers Weekly"
Everything you ever wanted to know about the ingredients in a Twinkie but were afraid to ask. . . . A fascinating global tale.
Andy Smith, editor in chief, "Oxford Companion to Food and Drink in America"

aYou will never read a label the same way again.a
a"Newsweek"
a[A] delightful romp through the food processing industry.a
a"Publishers Weekly"
aEverything you ever wanted to know about the ingredients in a Twinkie but were afraid to ask. . . . A fascinating global tale.a
aAndy Smith, editor in chief, "Oxford Companion to Food and Drink in America"

?You will never read a label the same way again.?
?"Newsweek"

?[A] delightful romp through the food processing industry.?
?"Publishers Weekly"

?Everything you ever wanted to know about the ingredients in a Twinkie but were afraid to ask. . . . A fascinating global tale.?
?Andy Smith, editor in chief, "Oxford Companion to Food and Drink in America"

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Steve Ettlinger, author of six books, has long been fascinated with everyday consumer products, from hardware to beer.

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