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A Comical Approach to Food Politics

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Food politics expert Marion Nestle discusses her latest book. 

The newest book by Marion Nestle, Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University, is a collection of over 250 cartoons from The Cartoonist Group syndicate, encouraging readers to think more about such issues as genetic engineering in our food and the childhood obesity epidemic. Maria Rodale, CEO of Rodale News, interviews Nestle on the issues presented in Eat Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics: