Food As A National Security Issue In an open letter to the next president, author Michael Pollan writes about the waning health of America's food systems — and warns that "the era of cheap and abundant food appears to be drawing to a close."

Food As A National Security Issue

Food As A National Security Issue

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Michael Pollan is a professor of science and environmental journalism at University of California at Berkeley. Alia Malley/Courtesy Penguin Group hide caption

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In an open letter to the next president, author Michael Pollan writes about the waning health of America's food systems — and warns that "the era of cheap and abundant food appears to be drawing to a close."

The future president's food policies, says Pollan, will have a large impact on a wide range of issues, including national security, climate change, energy independence and health care.

Pollan is the author of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History Of Four Meals and In Defense OF Food: An Eater's Manifesto.

In Defense of Food
By Michael Pollan

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The Omnivore's Dilemma
By Michael Pollan

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