Remember that paper in the Lancet I discussed a bit ago–the one about food additives and hyperactivity? It’s being taken so seriously that the New York State Assembly Committee on Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Developmental Disabilities is holding a hearing on it on October 30. If you have strong feelings about the relationship of food additives to hyperactivity in kids, here’s your chance to get them heard.
Next public appearance
New Directions in the Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Anderson. Cornell University, Statler Hotel Amphitheater. The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and ends with a reception the following day with remarks by professor Pinstrup-Anderson at 2:25 p.m.
My joint contribution with Malden Nesheim is from 1:40-2:00 p.m. on “the internationalization of the obesity epidemic: the case of sugar-sweetened sodas.”