The Food World’s Three Stooges
June 28, 2017
WHEN MOE, LARRY AND CURLY RULED HOLLYWOOD — or at least Saturday mornings — physical comedy and slapstick got a rise out of audiences. The Stooges were classic icons of misdirection.
Fast forward a few generations. The latter-day troika of Ancel, Big Sugar and Unilever are managing to evoke the 1930s trio, minus the nyuk, nyuk, nyuks. It’s a story of food “science” reading much more like science fiction, with decidedly unfunny consequences for consumers, legitimate science and entire industries.Read More...