Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The Politics of Food

I plan on going to this lecture tonight, and thought I'd spread the word:

Politics of FOOD - Personal Responsibility vs. Social Responsibility

A FREE lecture by noted author and educator

Marion Nestle, Ph.D.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
7:00 p.m., Schaible Auditorium

Marion Nestle is the author of three prize-winning books on nutrition including Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (2002); Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her most recent book (published in 2008) is Pet Food Politics: the Chihuahua in the Coal Mine. She writes the ‘Food Matters’ column for the San Francisco Chronicle and co-writes a food and nutrition column for The Bark magazine.

She is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition. She is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the James Beard Foundation, the food world’s highest honor.

For more information, please call 474-7021 or e-mail


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Anonymous said...

Great to know about this..personal vs political..hummm

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