Attorney Don Barrett Takes On Big Food Companies – Audio

On Food Nation Radio Network this week, we spoke with one of the same attorneys who took on the tobacco companies. Now, he has turned his attention to the very hot topic of truth in food labeling. From GMOs to hidden preservatives, sugar and MSG; we covered it all.

Here’s what he had to say: 

Don Barrett

Mr. Barrett is one of the preeminent trial lawyers in America and has achieved great success for thousands of clients. Mr. Barrett has been the leader of many large pieces of litigation including the Ford/Firestone MDL Litigation and the tobacco litigation that brought about the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement with the tobacco industry. Mr. Barrett was one of the focus points of the 2000 book Assuming the Risk: The Mavericks, The Lawyers, And The Whistle-Blowers Who Beat Big Tobacco by Michael Orey.  For more information on Attorney Barrett, visit his website.

Elizabeth Dougherty has been a food writer for over 10 years, attended culinary school and holds a Bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations from NYIT. She has been a talk show host of nearly 150 episodes of Food Nation Radio which airs each Saturday afternoon at 4 on WWBA AM820 News and  other stations. You can read her articles and hear previous shows on her podcast page on the Food Nation Radio Network website and on Facebook.