Seattle lawyer restores Michael Pollan book to WSU reading list

Usually, when I write about Bill Marler, I’m talking about his work as the nation’s go-to lawyer when it comes to food safety. E. coli in beef? Salmonella in peanut butter? He’s there. But if you’ve heard his name in the last few days, it’s for cleverly — at some personal cost — cutting through rhetoric and restoring Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, to Washington State University’s “common reading” curriculum for incoming freshmen.

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