Quote If it wouldn't have been 'recognised' as food 100 years ago, don't eat it unquote. Such as?
Recognised is a strange word to use here. It could just mean "oh yes, that's something I eat" rather than "I've never seen that before but other people eat it so it's food."
For example, as a child yogurt was new to me, and kiwi fruit and courgettes and a few other things, but I "recognised" them as food because they appeared in food shops.
I'm not sure what that tweeted quote means because modern processed foods, which is what I think is being "got at" here, are still 'recognisable' as food even if our forebears a hundred years ago didn't eat them.
Puzzled. I suppose it's masquerading as a clever saying without really managing to be one. What do other gransnetters think?
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