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Bill Marler

50 Most Powerful People in Food? Whose Food?

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Jerusha Klemperer

This duality of sustainable food advocates on one end and industrial food giants on the other shows the growing power of each of the poles of our food system.

Listeria Outbreak Draws Lawyer To Battle

AP | By SHANNON DININNY | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

SEATTLE -- Bill Marler updates his many blogs each day about the latest foodborne illness outbreak and travels the world delivering speeches, implorin...

Get Food Safety Done! Once the GOP Is in the Kitchen, Food Safety Is Toast

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Marler

To the chagrin of everyone who worked hard to get the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act passed out of the Senate Monday, the bill is now facing a significant uphill battle.

Raw Milk, a Potentially Risky Elixir

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

I can understand the desire of farmers and consumers to make up their own minds about drinking raw milk. But both groups need to be fully informed, and the risks need to be fully understood.

Meat Takes a Beating, Gets a Blessing on Larry King

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Larry King and cheap processed meat. They've got a lot in common: both smush together scraps of debatable value and dubious origin and extrude them as suitable fodder for our more credulous compatriots.

The High Human Cost of Unsafe Food

Marion Nestle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marion Nestle

Center for Science in the Public Interest has a new report out on the 10 foods that cause the most cases of foodborne illness. So how come Congress isn't forcing all food producers to produce safe food?

USDA Allows Meat In Schools that Doesn't Meet Fast Food Chains' Standards

Dave Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Murphy

How is it that the U.S. can put a man on the moon, but can't seem to feed its children school lunches that are no healthier than the food served at McDonald's or Jack in the Box?