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A Red Light for Marion Nestle’s Calorie Advice

New York University professor Marion Nestle isn’t known for having a high opinion of the ability of “ordinary mortals” to choose their own food. She…
Posted March 22, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Marion Nestle’s Verdict on Corn Sugar Lawsuit

In a federal lawsuit filed last Thursday, three sugar companies allege that the Corn Refiners Association’s ongoing efforts to rename high fructose corn syrup as exactly what it is—corn…
Posted May 3, 2011 at 12:00 am

Marion Nestle, Food Fascist

Sound harsh? After our latest check-in with everyone's favorite anti-pleasure nutritionist, we think it's completely appropriate. Marion Nestle published an article on her blog today quoting a…
Posted December 8, 2010 at 12:00 am

Marion Nestle Runs a Red Light on Common Sense

Two food industry groups recently announced that they’re developing a new front-of-package nutrition labeling system for food products. Naturally, that isn’t enough for the food cops. Last week,…
Posted November 4, 2010 at 12:00 am

Marion Nestle Agrees: A Sugar Is A Sugar, Period.

We were surprised on Monday to read that researchers found that rats fed high fructose corn syrup experienced more weight gain than rats fed table sugar. It raised some red…
Posted March 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

Marion Nestle to Become Biggest New York McDonald’s Franchisee

Food and lifestyle critic Marion Nestle announced* this morning that she plans to invest in twelve Manhattan McDonald’s restaurants upon her retirement next month from New York University. The move…
Posted April 1, 2009 at 12:00 am

Marion Nestle: Nutritionist or Anti-Capitalist?

“Certainly it’s a marketing ploy. This is about marketing. It’s not really about nutrition.” That’s what food cop Marion Nestle told NBC Nightly News last week, after…
Posted October 4, 2004 at 12:00 am

Sound Science 1, Food Cop Marion Nestle A Big Fat 0

This morning’s New York Times features a widely respected university professor and obesity researcher (in fact, the man who discovered the appetite-suppressing hormone leptin) decrying the distorted perception…
Posted June 8, 2004 at 12:00 am

Maven Marion to “Ordinary Mortals”: You’re Stupid

Food activist and NYU professor Marion Nestle positions herself as a defender of the little guy in her personal crusade against “Big Food” — that is, any company that…
Posted January 25, 2010 at 12:00 am

Nestle’s Kernel of Common Sense

Following the various crusades of Marion “the Contrarian” Nestle has been a hobby of ours for many years. Remember when she declared that college students are incapable of…
Posted September 25, 2008 at 12:00 am