As I’ve always suspected, wine tasting is bullshit!
The Buzz Feed article 8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries is a total crock. The list was taken directly from a natural food guru’s book for an advertising ploy. Read what a real chemist has to say about these ridiculous claims.
Remember that scientific paper claiming that world wide rice stocks were dangerously contaminated with lead? Yeah, it’s bullshit. The equipment the scientists used was faulty and results could not be replicated by other scientists.
And on a related note. Here’s an interesting article on Forbes regarding the need for a recall system for bad science reporting.