Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

Cassava: Poison On My Plate?

February 13, 2019

What if I were to tell you half a billion people eat a poisonous plant every day? How did this deadly root become a part of the human diet? In this episode, I explore the historic origins and human ingenuity in processing techniques for cassava (Manihot esculenta, Euphorbiaceae).

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