From Daft Punk to Food Junk: FDA Taps Graphic Designer for Nutrition Facts Redo
from politico.com: The architect of the biggest change to nutrition labels in two decades is the founder of a pop culture and arts magazine that lists Daft Punk and David […]
Just What The Doctor Ordered: Med Students Team With Chefs
from npr.org: For the past few weeks, the culinary arts students at University in Providence, R.I., have been working with some less-than-seasoned sous chefs. One of them, Clinton Piper, may […]
The Latest McFib: “Our Food Is Healthy”
from civileats.com: Last week, in what is yet another example of Big Food’s symbiotic relationship with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), McDonald’s Director of Nutrition, Registered Dietitian Cindy […]
Junk food linked to #asthma and #eczema in children
from telegraph.co.uk: The high saturated fat levels in food such as burgers lower children’s immune systems, it is believed. A research project involving more than 50 countries found that teenagers […]
What’s a Food Industry to Do?
“I’d been asked by the food industry to give this talk at an industry breakfast, but 3 days prior to the event they got cold feet and dis-invited me.”
Food Fraud, Fake Foods and Phony Blueberries
Blueberries look wholesome and delicious on those packages of muffin mix and cereal, but how many blueberries are your really getting? For many of these products: none. The big name brands give us beautiful, deceptive packaging. And it’s completely legal as long as the nutritional information section lists the actual ingredients.