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White House chef becomes NBC senior food analyst

White House chef becomes NBC senior food analyst

NBC News on Wednesday announced the appointment of a senior food analyst. This is particularly interesting because of who they chose: Sam Kass, who was President Obama's senior advisor for nutrition policy and executive director for First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign. Kass was also a White House chef. Food television has come a long way since the days when Julia Child dropped chickens on the floor of the PBS studio. And not just with the Food Network and Anthony Bourdain, but with an increased interest in nutrition and food policy — which reflects not only the popularity of cooking and dining out, but the growing problems with our food...

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