Clark Wolf is the host and organizer. The panel—on food and politics—includes me, talking about my memoir, Slow Cooked, An Unexpected Life in Food Politics; Chloe Sorvino, author of Raw Deal: Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat; Alex Prud’homme, author of Dinner With The President: Food, Politics and the History of Breaking Bread at the White House; and Tanya Holland, author of Tanya Holland’s California Soul. Free, but register here. It starts at 5:00 p.m. and lasts one hour.
by Marion Nestle
Dec 22 2007
Today’s question: “How important is it to select organic mushrooms? Any specific risks to conventional versus organic?
My immediate thought is that mushrooms are no different than any other vegetable. Organics have fewer pesticides and a good chance of tasting better. But I don’t know anything more specific. Anyone else want to weigh in on this?