Nobel Reading Group

Monday, March 22, 2010 (Around 4 years ago)

Interested in learning more about one of the speakers who will be at Nobel 46 (October 5 & 6, 2010): Making Food Good? Interested in learning more about food and food policy? The Kendall Center and the Nobel Conference Committee invite you to join a group of interested community members in reading Marion Nestle’s book What to Eat. We will meet in Linnear Lounge on Wednesday, April 7, Thursday April 22, Wednesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 19 from 3:30-4:30. Contact Michele Koomen (mkoomen@gac.edu) to sign up and for more information.

Marion Nestle’s research interests include food and nutrition policy development and analysis, with a focus on dietary guidance; social, cultural, economic, and environmental influences on food choice; the politics of food safety; and the effects of food industry marketing on children’s diets and health. Nestle is the author of three prize-winning books: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (2002); Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (2003); and What to Eat (2006). Recently she has been investigating pet food policies; her latest books are Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine (2008) and Feed Your Pet Right (2010).

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