Interviews & Profiles

In Conversation: Michael Pollan and Adam Platt

Since publishing The Omnivore’s Dilemma in 2006, Michael Pollan has become an ethical-eating guru, pointing the way toward conscientious consumption for a generation devoted more and more to the cult of food. A few weeks ahead of a new book, Cooked, he talks to Adam Platt about his love for TV dinners, the magic of homemade kimchee, and

Michael Pollan, The American genius

This month Michael Pollan, now succeeding Francis Moore Lappé as the most prolific and influential public intellectual teacher, writer and speaker in the USA on the web of topics that include the environment, agriculture, food, industry, society and nutrition, publishes his new book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. To public health and nutrition professionals

Lunch with the FT: Michael Pollan

“So, did you eat the in-flight meal, then?” I cheekily ask Michael Pollan, mainly because he looks fresher and rosier and happier than any 55-year-old has a right to after 13 hours on a non-stop flight from San Francisco. The writer is in England to talk about his new book Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual.

The 2010 TIME 100

Not many people are so committed to their work that they would purchase a live steer just to learn something. Michael Pollan is.

Michael Pollan on The Daily Show

Michael Pollan wants Americans to recognize that cheap food comes with a high cost to their health and the environment.

Michael Pollan Offers 64 Rules for Eating Well

Take Michael Pollan’s 64 new food rules and eat them. The American author/journalism professor’s Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual has just been released. It’s the third in a food series that started with The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals in 2006 and continued with In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto in

Chatting with Michael Pollan of The Omnivore’s Dilemma

Keep your eyes peeled in October for the release of Michael Pollan’s follow up to The Omnivore’s Dilemma, a young reader’s edition. The new version will be a bit more user friendly, but also updated with more current information. I got the chance to chat with Michael recently and pick his brain on the state

Michael Pollan on Bill Maher

Michael Pollan, the author of “In Defense Of Food,” and also in the documentary movie “Food Inc.” to be released June 12th, 2009 speaks with Bill Maher about our food supply.

Michael Pollan on The Colbert Report

Michael Pollan advises that the best food to eat is anything with less than five ingredients in it.

Michael Pollan on PBS’s Bill Moyers Journal

Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy.