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Featured Food Historian: Anna Zeide

Interviews with Anna Zeide

“Canned Food History: A Conversation with Anna Zeide.” Interview with Emily Contois on the Nursing Clio website (2018)

“What Canned Food Stands For: A Conversation with Anna Zeide.” Interview with Faron Levesque on the Edge Effects website (2018)

“A History of Canned Food with Anna Zeide.” A 52-minute audio interview with Nan Enstad on radio station WORT 89.9 FM in Madison, Wisconsin (2019)

Three videos of food history authors

Pork from ancient times until today


Mark Essig, author of “Lesser Beasts, A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig,” recounts the history of pigs and the pork industry from ancient times up until modern times and the move away from consuming pork in certain cultures. (18 minutes, 2017)

Why is American Chinese food different?


Yong Chen, author of “Chop Suey, USA,” discusses American Chinese food on the China Global Television Network (4 minutes, 2015)

Harvey Wiley Washington and the fight for food safety


Deborah Blum tells the true David and Goliath tale of how food was made safe in the United States and the heroes, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, who fought for change. (55 minutes, 2018)