Eat Their Words: Podcast and Video


You deserve safe, healthy food. Help us label GMOs and get antibiotics out of food animals.

By Consumers Union on Friday, November 11th, 2011

As part of the celebrations for Consumer Reports’ 75th anniversary, we hosted a panel discussion at Grand Central Station with three fantastic food safety experts.

The event,  “Eat Their Words: The Role of the Media in Keeping our Food Safe,” was held on October 28th and featured three well-known faces in the food safety sphere:  Marion Nestle, NYU professor and author of many books on food safety; William Neuman, New York Times reporter who covers all things related to food safety and the food industry; and Bill Marler, attorney extraordinaire who represents victims of foodborne illnesses and founder of

The panel discussion was moderated by our own Dr. Urvashi Rangan, Director of Food Safety and Sustainability at Consumer Reports.

The discussion lasts about 45 minutes – watch the full video here.

Want to listen on the go?  Download the MP3 here.

For two minutes of video highlights, click here.

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