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Beyond Organic: The Food Industry

Episode 7

Jerry Kay talks with Michele Simon, Executive Director and founder of Center for the Informed Food Choices Repots, about the tactics the food industry is using to market junk food to children and what we can do about it. Sean Faircloth, State Representative from Maine, talks about the obesity prevention legislation that he drafted and what it has done for their community. Finally Steven Fox asks Jerry’s listeners for help in his fight to have the artificial sweetener aspartame banned in New Mexico.

Jerry Kay
Michele Simon, Sean Faircloth, Steven Fox


Episode 1 Grub
Grub (4/10/2006)
Episode 1
Bryant Terry and Anna Lappe, authors of Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen, talk with Jerry Kay about the financial, environmental and health benefits of buying local organic food.
Episode 2 The Omnivore’s Dilemma
The Omnivore’s Dilemma (4/17/2006)
Episode 2
Jerry Kay talks with the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollen.
Episode 3 Media and the Environment
Media and the Environment (5/1/2006)
Episode 3
Andrew Revkin, journalist with the New York Times, Nina Utne Editor of Utne Magazine and Mark Spellun, the founder of Plenty Magazine talk about media and environmental issues.
Episode 4 Fields of Plenty
Fields of Plenty (5/8/2006)
Episode 4
Jerry Kay talks with guest Michael Ableman about his book Fields of Plenty: A Farmer’s Journey in Search of Real Food and the People who Grow it.

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