A top Cornell food researcher has had 15 studies retracted. That’s a lot.


  • Brian Resnick Vox.com
  • Julia Belluz vox.com
  • Tymofii Brik Kyiv School of Economics


sociology, scientific ethics, peer-review, food-studies


It’s every scientist’s worst nightmare: six papers retracted in a single day, complete with a press release to help the world’s science reporters disseminate and discuss the news.

That’s exactly what happened in September at the journal network JAMA, and to the Cornell researcher Brian Wansink. Wansink has been the director of Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab. For years, he has been known as a “world-renowned eating behavior expert.”


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How to Cite

Resnick, B., Belluz, J., & Brik, T. (2019). A top Cornell food researcher has had 15 studies retracted. That’s a lot. City History, Culture, Society, (7), 126–131. Retrieved from http://mics.org.ua/journal/index.php/mics/article/view/101