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CNBC Kudlow Report
3-Mar-2013Recently interviewed on CNBC by a former Reagan economic advisor, Robyn sheds light on an op ed by Michelle Obama in the Wall Street Journal. She speaks about the consumer demand for clean and healthy foods that is prompting companies from Wal Mart to the investment banks to get into the organic food sector. Highlighting data and stats, Robyn inspires. Watch the segment here.
France’s Le Monde Newspaper Interviews Robyn O’Brien
“Nous ne savons plus d’où vient la nourriture” is the title of the article that recently ran in Le Monde highlighting Robyn’s work. In English, it means, “We no longer know from where are food comes…” When recently asked about the skyrocketing rates of gluten-free products and these food offerings in both grocery stores and restaurants, Robyn silenced the journalist when she shared that 41% of Americans are expected to get cancer in their lifetimes. The writer was left speechless. Read more here.
Dr. Oz Show: Robyn O’Brien, AllergyKids Executive Director, Talks Secrets of the Fast Food Industry
27-January-2013: Robyn recently appeared on the Dr Oz show, Secrets of the Fast Food Industry, with the show set to run again Monday, January 28th. In the segment, she joins others from the food industry to discuss a few things that you may not know you are eating. Watch the segment online here at Dr. Oz.
“The former financial analyst for the food industry, and mother of four, began digging, and found that between 1997 and 2002, the incidence of peanut allergies doubled. She learned that there had been a 265 percent increase in food-allergy-related visits to emergency rooms. She discovered quite a bit more, which led her to a new career.” You can read more here.
Good Morning America: Are Your Food Allergies Real? – 05-13-2010
Robyn O’Brien joins the ABC team at Good Morning America for a national discussion of “food allergy” and what we can do to keep our families safe while doctors continue to dispute definitions and Read more…
Fighting for Allergy Children – 05-1-2010
She’s been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” and she’s a just as improbable a heroine. “I am an unlikely crusader,” she told Organic Connections. “I wasn’t a foodie. I was born and raised in Houston on Twinkies and Po’ Boys. I trusted that if it was on grocery store shelves Read more…
Discovery Channel Names Robyn O’Brien as “Visionary” – 04-10-2010
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, we focus not on all that’s happened, but the best solutions that are coming, and already here — tapping influential minds for big ideas that will shape our world going Read more…
Writers’ Voices: Thoughts on Robyn O’Brien – 04-7-2010
Livestrong: Foods To Avoid If A Child Has Corn Allergy – 03-13-2010
Corn is not the most common food allergy among kids, but it is Read more…
Forbes: 20 Inspiring Women to Follow on Twitter – 02-8-2010
Forbes names Robyn O’Brien as one of 20 absolutely inspirational women who are tweeting up a female Read more…