Summary: Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City
Nutrition / Public Health / Take-Out

Summary: Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City

Wednesday evening marked the first time in New York City history that mayoral candidates sat down for a discussion solely on the topic of Food. Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health Marion Nestle moderated the Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food, held at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium. One theme that quickly … Continue reading

Marion Nestle, Thomas Farley, Sue Atkinson, and Derek Yach: Summary Of The Tisch Public Health Forum On Food Policy And Obesity
Nutrition / Public Health

Marion Nestle, Thomas Farley, Sue Atkinson, and Derek Yach: Summary Of The Tisch Public Health Forum On Food Policy And Obesity

On Tuesday, January 29th, four food policy experts sat down to discuss policies in responses to obesity at the 2013 Joan H. Tisch Public Health Forum. The event was held at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House, moderated by Senior Editor of The Atlantic, Corby Kummer. Below is a summary of the night’s proceedings, divided by speaker: THOMAS … Continue reading

“Ethical Issues in Food and Nutrition,” a Lecture by Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH
Nutrition / Public Health

“Ethical Issues in Food and Nutrition,” a Lecture by Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH

This Friday, October 19th, Dr. Marion Nestle presented her take on what she calls Ethical Issues in Food and Nutrition. It’s been almost 10 years since the release of her book, Food Politics, a breakthrough text on the issues surrounding the food industry, nutrition, and health, which now has a permanent home in many American … Continue reading