MOFAD Roundtable: Whose Responsibility? The Ethics of Manufacturing and Marketing Big Food
Nutrition / Take-Out

MOFAD Roundtable: Whose Responsibility? The Ethics of Manufacturing and Marketing Big Food

Public health experts gathered in the Grand Hall at New York University’s Global Center this past Thursday, June 19, for yet another “honest discussion about tough food issues.” The roundtable discussion was the third of its kind, in an ongoing series hosted by the Museum of Food and Drink, or MOFAD, a non-profit startup that is launching New York … Continue reading

Food Companies Pledge To Shed Calories, But Will The AND Shed Their Sponsors?
Nutrition

Food Companies Pledge To Shed Calories, But Will The AND Shed Their Sponsors?

In a news-heavy week, two documents surfaced that sparked a heavy discussion on the current status of the U.S. food industry. Calorie-Reduction Pledges Barry Popkin, Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was chosen by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to lead an independent evaluation of 16 … Continue reading

If You’re Going to Spray Milk, You Better Make It Chocolate
Nutrition

If You’re Going to Spray Milk, You Better Make It Chocolate

On Monday, reports surfaced of nearly 2,500 dairy farmers spraying thousands of liters of milk outside of the European Parliament in Brussels. Farmers from France, Germany, Luxembourg  the Netherlands, and Poland turned their hoses on to the collection of government buildings, with no mercy for drenched policemen and onlookers. The demonstration was organized by the European Milk Board in protest of … Continue reading