166 search results for “marion nestle” (page 4)

Is Comfort Food Cranky Food?

Being told he isn’t allowed to deprive New Yorkers of their soda might make Mayor Michael Bloomberg cranky, but he might take solace from a CBS Boston report…
Posted March 18, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Will Coffee Speakeasies Pepper Manhattan?

UPDATE: The Wall Street Journal is reporting that New York State Judge Milton Tingling has ruled that the ban is arbitrary and capricious and prevented it from…
Posted March 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Food Snobs Are Not Epidemiologists, Researchers Report

A study co-authored by Robert “No Soda Without I.D.” Lustig attracted some attention last week, as it boldly claimed to directly link Type II diabetes incidence with…
Posted March 5, 2013 at 8:55 am

Child Calorie Consumption Falls, Crisis-Mongers Hardest Hit

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are in, and they — like much other data — don’t forecast an impending Obesity Apocalypse.
Posted February 21, 2013 at 4:57 pm

New Sweetener Study Refines Same Old Sour Falsehoods

A new study in the journal Global Public Health resurrects one of the most pervasive myths surrounding public health nutrition today; namely, the claim that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)…
Posted November 27, 2012 at 2:41 pm

Weil Quacks Like a Food Nanny Duck

Andrew Weil, member of the advisory board of the so-called Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), and a person not known as a proponent of evidence-based science, somehow wound up being…
Posted October 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm

A Radical Expansion of “Public Health”

We’ve examined in the past how the portfolio of issues handled by “public health” bureaucrats has expanded from infectious diseases — over which we have no control —…
Posted June 25, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Medical Professionals Pan Activist Measures

The national convention of America’s largest physicians’ association, the American Medical Association (AMA), was held this week, and activists hoped to get ringing endorsements from white-coated solons for their…
Posted June 21, 2012 at 4:22 pm

But Pravda Means Truth!

Finger-wagger Marion Nestle is no stranger to inconsistent views: She’d deny food companies the right to make meaningful and honest positive claims about their products, for example,…
Posted May 29, 2012 at 4:52 pm

The Winners From “Pink Slime” Scare Are … Australian?

We predicted that the unscientific, hysterical calls to remove finely textured beef–tarred as “pink slime” in the media—would result in higher hamburger prices and no benefits to food safety…
Posted May 14, 2012 at 3:52 pm