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Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy

San Francisco, California
Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health (the department she chaired from 1988-2003) and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition, both... Full Bio
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This week’s book: Defending Beef

Nicolette Hahn Niman.  Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production .  Chelsea Green, 2014. The subtitle says it all: “The...

School nutrition standards: the latest update

Last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine food issue dealt with such matters as what kids around the world eat for breakfast , and what happens when...

Today’s food politics of Ebola

Ebola is much in the news, and for good reason.  It is highly contagious, difficult to contain, and deadly. In food studies, we say that...

Rules for calorie labeling on restaurant menus: where are they?

Remember menu labels?  We’ve had them in New York City since 2008. In 2010, President signed national menu labeling into law as part of the...

At last! Amy Bentley’s “Inventing Baby Food”

My esteemed colleague Amy Bentley, who came to NYU to so competently kick-start our programs in Food Studies, has produced her...
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