michael_jacobson.jpgMichael F. Jacobson, Ph.D. Executive Director: Mike is the executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest and founder of Food Day. Jacobson is author or co-author of numerous books and reports, including: Six Arguments for a Greener Diet, The Fast-Food Guide, Eater's Digest: The Consumer's Factbook of Food Additives, Liquid Candy, and Salt: The Forgotten Killer. Over the years, he has led campaigns for healthier diets and against trans-fat, salt, soft drinks, olestra, food dyes, and other unhealthy ingredients. Jacobson is the recipient of the Food and Drug Administration's Commissioner's Special Citation and Harvey W. Wiley Medal, the Food Marketing Institute's Esther Peterson Consumer Service Award, and the CDC-Foundation's Hero award.


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