Articles from December 2012



Civil Eats Relaunches–A Great Day for Food Journalism

    Civil Eats, one of my very favorite sources of information about food-related issues, has just been relaunched, and I’m delighted to report that it’s better than ever. Anyone who has an interest in the material covered by Politics of the Plate should bookmark Civil Eats. You’ll be visiting it often for the latest from […]

The FDA is Out to Lunch

The Food and Drug Administration, the federal agency charged with protecting our health, is a miserable failure   All of his life, Paul Schwarz had been active and healthy. When his family imagined the various ways the decorated veteran of World War II might eventually die, they never imagined that the cause would be a […]