166 search results for “marion nestle” (page 2)

Nestle Utters Curdled Kernel of Knowledge

“I don’t think dairy is an essential nutrient at all. Cows don’t drink milk, and they make bones. The calcium story is complicated.”…
Posted May 17, 2005 at 12:00 am

Marion The Contrarian

There she goes again. Just when we thought New York University’s Marion Nestle had hit rock bottom by criticizing General Mills’ decision to make all its cereals…
Posted October 13, 2004 at 12:00 am

Nestle’s Punch

This morning’s New York Times features a “conversation” with Marion Nestle, one of the top finger-waggers of the anti-food movement. Though she blasts food and beverage advertising…
Posted February 19, 2002 at 12:00 am

Marion Discovers Moderation

“I think people should use their common sense. Any food is reasonable; just don’t eat too much of it.” Sound advice. But here’s what’s surprising: It’s coming…
Posted January 21, 2002 at 12:00 am

Nobody Makes Anybody Eat Anything

New York University food studies professor Lisa Young (colleague of "fat tax" promoter Marion Nestle) continues her ongoing campaign blaming portion sizes, especially restaurant portion sizes, for Americans' obesity.
Posted August 21, 2000 at 12:00 am

Personal Responsibility Be Dammed

Marion Nestle spews her anti-choice rhetoric in Newsday, again blaming obesity on "overwhelming industry pressures to eat more." Nestle repeats her support for "taxing soft drinks and other high-calorie junk foods" to fund government programs to change the foods you eat. The real idea behind the "Twinkie tax," as expressed by Kelly Brownell, father of the tax, is to sharply increase the price of these foods so they will be priced out of reach. ("Time for a Twinkie tax?," U.S. News & World Report, 1/5/98.)
Posted June 26, 2000 at 12:00 am

Junk Science Gets A Free Ride

Jean Carper, writing in USA Weekend, repackages the ridiculous ranting of the anti-restaurant obesity report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest's Michael Jacobson and New York University's Marion Nestle. Without attempting to balance any of the outrageous assertions laid forth, Carper concludes, "The fact is, the more you eat out, the more calories you eat and the fatter you get."
Posted May 8, 2000 at 12:00 am

Will a ‘Manifesto for Planetary Health’ Invade the US?

Americans have shown very little appetite for government control of our food choices. Despite the best efforts of Michael Bloomberg, Yale activists, and a host of nanny-state advocates, governments…
Posted March 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Science Denial at NYU and in the Maine Statehouse

We released a report this week showing that a number of prominent left-wing environmental groups cherry-pick scientific evidence by denying a scientific consensus on the safety of GMOs…
Posted January 10, 2014 at 4:24 pm

Brits Go Nuts over Sugar

The front page of notorious U.K. tabloid the Daily Mail — so notable for hyping scares about everything from cancer to foreigners that somebody made a “…
Posted January 9, 2014 at 5:02 pm