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Beyond "What’s for Dinner": Asking bigger questions about food

SPH experts explore the complicated issues around how to eat better, together, more safely, and as a global community.

We’ve just emerged from the “food decade.” In the last 10 years, entire food broadcast networks have sprung up, journalist-turned-professor and bestselling author Michael Pollan reached food superstar status, the Farm Bill moved from wonkish obscurity onto the front page, and organics became big business.

Americans continued to ask, “What’s for dinner?” but they wanted to know what was in that dinner, how it was grown or raised, how far did it travel, was it safe to eat, and what kind of profits did it generate and for whom.

Continue reading this story in Advances Magazine.

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