Stories by Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University and author of Food Politics; Safe Food; What to Eat; and Pet Food Politics. Her website is www.foodpolitics.com. subscribe to Marion Nestle's feed

Posted on: Jan 16, 2013, Source: Food Politics

The ad is an astonishing act of chutzpah, explainable only as an act of desperation to do something about the company’s declining sales in the U.S.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: Food Politics

new long-term study reports that both GMO corn and Monsanto's Roundup increase mammary tumors in mice.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: Food Politics

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012, Source: Food Politics

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: Food Politics

Starvation can hardly be good for health. Here's what a new study shows.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2011, Source: Food Politics

The CDC's investigations pointed to imported Del Monte cantaloupes as the source of an outbreak that affected 20 people in several states.

Posted on: May 6, 2011, Source: Food Politics

It's now time to take the movement to the next step, and that means doing what it takes to become even more powerful.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2011, Source: Food Politics

Why is Oxfam America helping Coca-Cola to market its products in Latin America and Africa? I can only guess that Coca-Cola’s grant to Oxfam must have been substantial.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2011, Source: Food Politics

How did the USDA's plan for peaceful coexistence among alfalfa growers end up with the agency approving GM alfalfa with no restrictions?

Posted on: Jan 17, 2011, Source: Food Politics

Food politics and nutrition expert Marion Nestle explains how we can transform our food safety system.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2011, Source: Food Politics

Pepsi's most recent attempt at "better-for-you" food is looking like a miserable failure. Surprised?

Posted on: Dec 17, 2010, Source: Food Politics

Coke and Pepsi's sponsorship of Save the Children seems to have killed the organization's push for soda taxes, and hence, their work to end childhood obesity.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2010, Source: Food Politics

The effects of nanotechnology on the environment are regulated by the EPA -- but when it comes to nano in food, shouldn't the FDA be involved?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2010, Source: Food Politics

This one is even more complicated than most. Here's what we know so far.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: Food Politics

First trans-fat, then calories, then sodas. Now, NYC is going after salt in packaged foods and restaurant meals.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

When it comes to nutritional value the study says no -- but the research fails to look at pesticides, the environment and animal welfare.