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Michael F. Jacobson

Michael F. Jacobson, Ph.D., is co-founder and executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a nonprofit health advocacy organization supported largely by the 850,000 subscribers to its Nutrition Action Healthletter. CSPI is a key player in battles against obesity, cardiovascular disease, and other health problems, using tactics ranging from education to legislation to litigation. Jacobson has written numerous books and reports, including Nutrition Scoreboard, Six Arguments for a Greener Diet, “Salt: the Forgotten Killer,” and “Liquid Candy: How Soft Drinks are Harming Americans’ Health.”

USDA gets solid "A" for school meal fixes
Will pizza and French fries soon disappear from school cafeterias? In a word, no. More on that later. But thanks to new...
Fighting to Sell Junk Food to Kids
Really, grocery manufacturers? That’s your highest priority? Think of all the things that food manufacturers...
Life's sweeter with fewer sugary drinks
The “Big Gulp.” Free Refills. 20-ounce single servings. 2 liters for 99 cents. Soda vending machines just...
Introducing Food Day
It’s time to fix our broken food system. Over the course of the next six months, we hope to create what will...
The Next Big Thing on Food Labels
Wouldn’t it be great to walk through the supermarket and be able to identify the healthiest products at a glance?...
Seven Reasons to Pass Child Nutrition Now!
When Congress comes back for the post-election session, there will be little time and many competing priorities. One...
A Date Certain for Food Safety
Monday, November 29 is our last best hope for the Senate to pass food safety reform. That’s something I hope we can be...
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