Marion Nestle appears in the following:
Friday, August 20, 2010
The Wright County Egg company, based in Iowa, recalled 152 million eggs yesterday due fears of salmonella contamination. This brings the grand total to 380 million, after another recall back on August 13. Marion Nestle is an acclaimed nutritionist from New York University and the author of "Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety." She says that this isn't the first time the Wright County Egg company has found trouble with the FDA, and that salmonella should not be difficult to prevent.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Marion Nestle, the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University and the author of What to Eat, estimates calorie counts based on crowd-sourced photos of meals, and discusses how our perception how healthy our food is matches reality.
Below, check out the variety of meal photos submitted by our listeners! (Note that we received LOTS of submissions, and will upload them asap. Thanks for your patience!)
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Co-authors Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University, and Malden Nesheim, Cornell University nutritional sciences professor, talk about the science and marketing of pet food and more from their book Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
- NUTRITION TAKEOUT: The average American consumes about 1,200 milligrams more sodium a day than they should. Too much sodium in our diets could lead to hypertension and heart disease. To combat this, the FDA is proposing a ten year plan to cut down the amount of salt in our foods. Marion Nestle, an NYU nutritionist and author of "Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety," has the details of the FDA's plan and tells us whether it might work.
- LEGAL TAKEOUT: The Supreme Court invalidated a federal law that banned videos depicting violence against animals, in an 8-1 decision yesterday. Columbia University law professor Nate Persily looks into why the Court ruled they way it did.
Friday, April 16, 2010
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is cracking down on salt in city restaurants. But is salt really that bad for us? In this week's food segment, Marion Nestle, author of "Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety," explains the science and politics of salt. And Melissa Clark, food writer for the New York Times, compares her low-sodium homemade breakfast offerings to those sold at fast food restaurants.