Although "The Poison Squad" would make a great title for an action movie, it was actually the name of an important group from history. The poison squad was a group of undergraduate students established in 1902 who voluntarily ate foods with untested preservatives and chemicals to make some quick cash. They ate anything, and they were proud of it.
The Chemical-Eating Heroes Who Made Food Safe
Meet the poison squad.
5 Poisonous Foods You Love
Are you eating any of these?
5 Keys To Safer Food
From the World Health Organization.
Written by Curiosity Staff October 10, 2016
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