About the Author
Samuel S. Epstein, MD, professor emeritus of environmental health at the University of Illinois, Chicago, has published 270 scientific articles and authored or coauthored 15 books.
Dr. Epstein has been a consultant to the U.S. Senate and is frequently invited to give congressional testimony. He has also consulted for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Labor.
He has appeared on national TV shows including 60 Minutes,” Face the Nation,” Meet the Press,” Good Morning America” and the Today” show, along with major documentaries, including the 2004 prize-winning The Corporation.”
Coauthor Randall Fitzgerald has been an investigative newspaper and magazine reporter and author for 37 years. He has written features for Reader’s Digest, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. His most recent book is The Hundred Year Lie: How Food and Medicine Are Destroying Your Health.