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Unhappy Meals

what the hell else is going on deep in the soul of a carrot? The good news is that, to the carrot eater, it doesn’t matter. That’s the great thing…

Michael Pollan: The Truthdig Interview

eat, too? At the end of the industrial food chain, you need an industrial eater. What you eat, and how you eat are equally important issues. There is a lot…

In Conversation: Michael Pollan and Adam Platt

really hungry. There’s a lot of wisdom in that. We eat, regardless of hunger. We eat just for recreation. We eat because there’s nothing else to do. We eat out…

Michael Pollan Debunks Food Myths

eats, too.” MP: I assure you that sentence is grammatical. Essentially, the idea is that we’re part of the food chain, and in the food chain creatures eat other creatures,…

An Animal’s Place

…can justify the killing of humanely treated animals–for meat or, presumably, for clothing. (Though leather and fur pose distinct moral problems. Leather is a byproduct of raising domestic animals for…

Playing God in the Garden

…Administration, has decided we don’t need to know it, so biotech foods carry no identifying labels. In a dazzling feat of positioning, the industry has succeeded in depicting these plants…

Power Steer

eating when we eat meat. Forgetting, or willed ignorance, is the preferred strategy of many beef eaters, a strategy abetted by the industry. (What grocery-store item is more silent about…

We Are What We Eat

more common. For my money, grass is nature’s great free lunch. When you eat animals at the end of a grass-based food chain, you’re eating food that comes from the…

Michael Pollan Offers 64 Ways to Eat Food

out of your cart, but it might not help you deal with the problem of overeating. You need something about eating at tables, eating with other people, all the kind…

Six Rules For Eating Wisely

alone) designed to get us to eat more, eat all manner of dubious neofoods, and create entire new eating occasions, such as in the car. Some food culture. I’ve spent…