Michele Payn

Let’s talk about what's on your plate. With the U.S. food retail industry topping $5 trillion in annual sales, it's no wonder why brands are battling for a spot in your pantry or fridge. Food is big business. And as we head into the holiday season, that battle gets fiercer. Unfortunately, for consumers, that means the grocery aisle can be filled with hundreds of thousands of dubious claims with the intention of spurring a purchase.

Russ White

Bullying takes many insidious forms, some overt and others more covert—like food bullying.

Russ White | MSU Today

“Food has become a battleground where marketing labels and misinformation are used to bully and demonize people about their eating choices. What if you could stop stressing about what other people think and make eating decisions based on your own needs and preferences?,” asks the author of  Food Bullying: How to Avoid Buying B.S. and Spartan alumna, Michele Payn