Evelyn J. Kim

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Evelyn J. Kim has studied sociology and history of science at Harvard and University of California-San Diego. She lives in Berlin and Copenhagen, and is currently writing for the food and sustainability blog, Edo Ergo Sum (www.edo-ergo-sum.com) as well as being an advocate for sustainable agriculture issues across the globe.

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Last Friday morning, Extra Bladet, a Danish Tabloid, broke the story: “Noma: 63 hit by Roskildesyge (Norovirus in Danish).” Norovirus, a highly virulent and contagious virus, causing nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, or gastroenteritis, sickened 63 out of 435 guests over a two-day period in February according to reports by The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. For the world’s top restaurant, this was not just a case of Noma catching the flu. The story went…
“Of course we are challenging nature itself, and, it hits back … We have to accept that it’s much stronger than we are.” – Werner Herzog (German Filmmaker on filming of Fitzcarraldo) In Berlin, where I live, the evidence and fear are everywhere. It’s the talk of the town. Our local beer garden has stopped serving salads, with our waitress apologizing profusely for the “E-Ha-E-Ce Ausbruch.” My grocer has placed several notices by the supposedly…