NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Author of “Real Food Fake Food” Larry Olmsted opens upabout his book and the dangers of what is known to be, food fraud. “Real Food Fake Food” is about the food fraud industry in the US, a serious public health threat that prevents consumers from getting what they think.
Larry reveals what to look out for and how to deal with this major problem. It impacts high-end items like lobster, as well as everyday items in your cabinet, like olive oil and honey. At the end of each chapter in his book, he lists trustworthy sources for real food.
For more information about the book, food fraud, and Larry himself, watch the video above!
Larry Olmsted, a graduate of Georgetown University with a Masters degree from Dartmouth, writes the “Great American Bites” column for USA Today and his food and travel column appears on Forbes.com. Olmsted was named one of the 10 Most Extreme U.S. Journalists by the Society of Professional Journalists, and his Forbes.com column was named one of the World’s Top 100 Travel Sites. His exposé on counterfeit Kobe beef for Forbes.com was widely covered by newspapers, websites, and radio shows around the world. Olmsted is the author of two books on golf and, most recently, Getting into Guinness (personally setting or breaking three world records during the writing process). He and his wife live in Vermont.