Food Sleuth Radio


Dietitian Melinda Hemmelgarn helps listeners “think beyond their plates,” connect the dots between food, health and agriculture, and find food truth.


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Title: Claire Hope Cummings, environmental lawyer, journalist, organic farmer, and author of Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds, discusses the ethical and political considerations of patenting and engineering seeds, with a focus on rice

Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., chief science advisor for GRACE Communications Foundation.

September 5th, 2019

Did you know that some plant-based and cell-cultured meat alternatives may not be better for our health and environment?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host… Go to Episode

Steve Ellis, commercial beekeeper and national advocate for curbing the use of dangerous neonicotinoid pesticides.

August 29th, 2019

Did you know that neonicotinoid pesticides are used extensively in conventional agriculture despite their harm to bees and endangered species? Join Food… Go to Episode

Leah Penniman, Founding Co-Director of Soul Fire Farm and author of Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land.

August 22nd, 2019

Did you know that racism is deeply embedded in our food system? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview… Go to Episode

: Tamara Duker Freuman, Registered Dietitian and author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer.

August 15th, 2019

Did you know that gastrointestinal bloating can be caused by a variety of reasons? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn,… Go to Episode