David A. Kessler, M.D., served as Commissioner of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Dr. Kessler, a pediatrician, has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. A graduate of Amherst College, the University of Chicago Law School, and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kessler is the father of two grown children and lives with his wife in California.
"A fascinating account of the science of human appetite, as well as
its exploitation by the food industry."
- Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food