Are "superfruits" a scam? A potato might do the same job at a tenth the price…

30 December 2013: fruit sold on health promises, my story published in the UK's Daily Mail. Believe the hype and they’ll solve all your health issues.  They are the natural solution for everything from cancer, heart disease and dementia through to ageing skin, poor eyesight and interrupted sleep. No wonder “superfruits” now pop up everywhere: in cereal, desserts, … Continue reading Are "superfruits" a scam? A potato might do the same job at a tenth the price…

The new veganism and Planet Carnivore

I've been talking about my forthcoming book on the future of meat eating with Sheila Dillon and Mark Bittman on BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme - you can listen to the show here. And here's a link to pre-order the book -  short, shocking and downloadable - from Guardian Books. Out at the end of August.

Hunger, child nutrition and eight ways to feed the world

Wrote three stories for the Observer (links to each one below) this weekend around the G8 discussion on food security and child hunger. Interesting comments, particularly on the piece on the Gates Foundation's work; boy, do some Guardian Online users hate the corporates. Often with good reason. But when government has done so badly at tackling … Continue reading Hunger, child nutrition and eight ways to feed the world