Skip to main content.

Daily Briefing: Marion Nestle on Pom Wonderful's "Out of Context" Response to Marketing Fine

Daily Briefing: Marion Nestle on Pom Wonderful's "Out of Context" Response to Marketing Fine

Picture of Barbara Feder Ostrov


pom wonderful, pomegranate juice, marion nestle, food policy, reporting on health

Pom Misleading?

Food policy expert Marion Nestle examines Pom Wonderful's "out-of-context" response to being slapped with a fine for claiming prostate health benefits for pomegranate juice that aren't supported by evidence.

Smoking: States may have received billions in tobacco settlement money and tobacco taxes, but a new CDC report suggests they're spending only about 3 percent of that money on actually getting people to stop smoking, Michael Felberbaum reports for the Associated Press.

Ethics: Nazi Docs: Wait, this hasn't happened until now? Germany's medical association is finally apologizing for the sadistic "experiments" and other atrocities perpetrated by Nazi-era doctors, the Associated Press reports.

Surprise! Surely a TV miniseries in the making: A Denver man went to the hospital to have a kidney stone removed and in the process found out that he was intersex, meaning he had male genitalia but female internal sex organs, Ashley Jennings reports for ABC News.

Want more from Reporting on Health? Join us, sign up for our newsletter, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. Check out our Tumblr, too!

Photo credit: Brad Bradley via Flickr

Leave A Comment

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Member Activities

Anna Romano has shared a blog post

Read it.

Ryan White has shared a blog post

Read it.

willthomos commented on a post

Join the conversation.

William Heisel has shared a blog post

Read it.

Robert Gallagher has shared a blog post

Read it.
More Member Activities

Follow Us

Facebook


Twitter

CHJ Icon
ReportingHealth