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The Poison Squad

'The Poison Squad' tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley who, determined to banish these dangerous substances from dinner tables, took on the powerful food manufacturers and their allies.
S32 E2 Length 1:51:03 Premiere: 1.28.20

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Discover the forgotten heroes who fought for food safety at the turn of the 20th century. Unusual experiments and tireless advocacy led by a government chemist changed the way Americans thought about food, health, and consumer safety forever.

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Season 32

The Poison Squad

S32 E2 Length 1:51:03 Premiere Date 1.28.20

McCarthy

S32 E1 Length 1:52:53 Premiere Date 1.6.20

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