Articles by Michele Simon
Michele Simon is a public health lawyer specializing in industry marketing and lobbying tactics. She is the author of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back. She is grateful to live in Oakland, Calif., within walking distance of a farmers market. You can follow her on Twitter.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association -- a group that includes PepsiCo, General Mills, and Monsanto -- has made fighting California's Prop 37 its "highest priority."
If the House gets its way, two to three million Americans could go hungry. But it doesn't have to be this way. Here are some recommendations.
One critic says the mini-series spent too much time focusing on size and not nearly enough on the politics and industry lobbying behind today's "obesity epidemic."