I’m on a panel for the NYAS’s conference on Conflicts of Interest in Healthcare: Opportunities for Self-Reflection and Action, June 24-25. Location: 7 World Trade Center. 250 Greenwich St, 40th Floor. Information and registration are here. My panel is on the 25th at 10:45 a.m. , Session VI: Hot topic discussion: getting to the truth in nutrition science. Other panelists are Mona Calvo fro Penn State, Mehmood Khan from Life Biosciences, and Linda Van Horn from Northwestern. Moderator is Julia Belluz from Vox.
by Marion Nestle
Aug 25 2014
More money in food: USDA’s food dollar
Farm and agribusiness get 11.8 cents on the dollar.
The real money is in adding value through processing (18.6 cents) and food service (33.7 cents).
When farmers complain that it’s hard to make a living, they aren’t kidding.