Marion Nestle





Marion Nestle


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What to Eat

4.02 avg rating — 4,880 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Food Politics: How the Food...

3.90 avg rating — 3,288 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Why Calories Count: From Sc...

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Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotec...

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Pet Food Politics: The Chih...

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Eat Drink Vote: An Illustra...

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Feed Your Pet Right: The Au...

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Soda Politics: Taking on Bi...

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Nutrition in Clinical Practice

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“To speak only of food inspections: the United States currently imports 80% of its seafood, 32% of its fruits and nuts, 13% of its vegetables, and 10% of its meats. In 2007, these foods arrived in 25,000 shipments a day from about 100 countries. The FDA was able to inspect about 1% of these shipments, down from 8% in 1992. In contrast, the USDA is able to inspect 16% of the foods under its purview. By one assessment, the FDA has become so short-staffed that it would take the agency 1,900 years to inspect every foreign plant that exports food to the United States.”
Marion Nestle, Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine

“Food safety oversight is largely, but not exclusively, divided between two agencies, the FDA and the USDA. The USDA mostly oversees meat and poultry; the FDA mostly handles everything else, including pet food and animal feed. Although this division of responsibility means that the FDA is responsible for 80% of the food supply, it only gets 20% of the federal budget for this purpose. In contrast, the USDA gets 80% of the budget for 20% of the foods. This uneven distribution is the result of a little history and a lot of politics.”
Marion Nestle, Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine

“BASICS OF DIET AND HEALTH The basic principles of good diets are so simple that I can summarize them in just ten words: eat less, move more, eat lots of fruits and vegetables. For additional clarification, a five-word modifier helps: go easy on junk foods.”
Marion Nestle, What to Eat

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