This week we ask that thorny question: who should be the watchdogs of America's health? The government? The American Medical Association? The food industry? Our guest, Dr. Marion Nestle, knows this issue inside and out from years of research and from being in the trenches. Dr. Nestle is the former head of New York University's Department of Nutrition and author of numerous books on the state of the country's food, includingWhat to Eat,Food PoliticsandSafe Food.
The Sterns are in Portland, Maine, where the fabulous breads at Standard Baking Company just might have them contemplating a move to the Pine Tree State.
A trip to New York City's green market turns into one of those "only in New York" experiences with Kathrine Lanpher, author of Leap Days: Chronicles of a Midlife Move. From the bucolic to the profane, Kathrine steers us through it all.