Dr. Marion Nestle is a Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, which she chaired from 1988-2003. She is also Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. She earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition from University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of the recent book, Eat Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics. This week on What Doesn’t Kill You, Katy Keiffer catches up with Dr. Nestle and covers a wealth of food politics topics! Tune in to hear discussions concerning food labeling, subsidies, soda taxes, and more. Get updated about antibiotic usage in animal livestock! This program has been brought to you by Tabard Inn.
“Corporations and the existing food system are being supported in many different ways, and all that foodie advocates like me are asking is that the system be tweaked a little bit in order to promote healthier choices.” [18:45]
— Dr. Marion Nestle on What Doesn’t Kill You