Jill Richardson

About Jill Richardson

OtherWords columnist Jill Richardson writes about food, agriculture, the environment, health, tolerance, and well-being. Currently pursuing a PhD in Sociology at University of Wisconsin-Madison, she’s the author of Recipe for America: Why Our Food System is Broken and What We Can Do to Fix It.

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Articles by Jill Richardson


Fat Demons

January 30, 2013 | There are no shortcuts to health.


Coke Still Needs to Get Real

January 23, 2013 | The soda giant's slick campaign to make us think its products are getting healthier might change public perceptions — but it won’t make soda good for you.


Beyoncé’s Not-so-Super Move

January 16, 2013 | Our president and first lady ought to reconsider their relationship with the popular singer now that she's becoming the face of PepsiCo.


A Green and Golden Legacy

January 9, 2013 | If there's one issue for President Obama to stake his entire second term on, it's the climate.

Tricky Treats

Tricky Treats

October 24, 2012 | Sugar haunts too much of what we eat these days.

Big Food Fight

Big Food Fight

October 10, 2012 | If the products they sell us are as great as they say, what are General Mills, Kraft, and other processed food giants hiding?