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
Nov 26 2011
The latest source of dietary advice: The Good Wife
I’m not much of a TV watcher so I missed the episode of The Good Wife in which CBS offered a new version of the food guide icon.
Fortunately, the Minneapolis Star Tribune got permission to reprint it.
According to the Tribune’s account of the episode, “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” a character representing the cheese industry proposes a more dairy-prominent alternative to the USDA’s MyPlate:
As for me, I still miss the 1992 Pyramid, maybe because it did not lend itself to such easy satire (see previous post).