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Michael Pollan Food Industry

Thinking Man's Barbecue: A Review of Cooked by Michael Pollan

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Food writing at its best.

Why Does Michael Pollan Think Cooking Is an Escape From Corporations?

Michael Hobbes | Posted 07.13.2013 | Green
Michael Hobbes

In the United States, it's nearly impossible to buy food that wasn't grown from corporate seeds, sprayed with corporate pesticides, plucked from a corporate megafarm.

In Defense of Michael Pollan (Or, How Sexism Allegations Boost Web Traffic)

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

Two of my favorite online outlets ran take-down posts this week declaring Pollan an anti-feminist "sexist pig." Salon went so far as to insert the insulting allegation in its headline, while Jezebel merely twisted the already-twisted words of the former piece and confusingly described Pollan as a "DIY messiah" (move over, Martha Stewart!).