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
Sep 11 2009
Food safety information: all in one place!
If you are trying to keep up with food safety information – and trust me, this is not for the faint-hearted – it has just gotten a little bit easier. The government has launched a new site at http://www.foodsafety.gov/index.html. If we can’t have a single food agency, we can at least have a single food safety site. It’s got a widget to track outbreaks, links to regulatory information, and plenty of advice for consumers. Now, if Congress would just pass some decent food safety laws….