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April 1st, 2011
12:34 PM ET

Food Columnist Mark Bittman protests budget cuts by fasting for four days

Mark Bittman, New York Times Food and Opinion Columnist, has just concluded a four-day fast.

Bittman stopped eating Monday as part of a national campaign to call attention to proposed budget cuts that would slash food assistance for America's poor. Bittman talks to Kiran Chetry and Christine Romans about his participation in the fast.


Filed under: Budget • Food • Politics • U.S.
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