WISH Radio Podcast: Michele Simon On An Appetite for Profit
During a thought provoking interview during the WISH Summit, Michele Simon, author of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back, discusses food politics and how individuals can influence change.
Michele Simon is a public health lawyer who has been researching and writing about the food industry and food politics since 1996. She specializes in legal strategies to counter corporate tactics that harm the public’s health. Also an expert in alcohol policy, she is currently research and policy director for the Marin Institute, an alcohol industry watchdog group based in Northern California.
Michele Simon has taught Health Policy at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and lectures frequently on corporate tactics and policy solutions. She has written extensively on the politics of food, and her first book, Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back, was published by Nation Books in 2006.
She has a master’s degree in public health from Yale University and received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Visit Michele’s web site here.
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