Soda Tax/Food Politics


New York Times Says “Students Hate School Lunches”

Posted September 29, 2015 by Bettina Elias Siegel

To which I can only say . . .  GAH!!!!!! People, there is so much to take issue with in yesterday’s Sunday Review piece by Kate Murphy, starting with that ridiculously hyperbolic headline, I hardly know where to begin. Needless
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The Truth About School Lunch Programs

Posted September 28, 2015 by

(Editor’s Note: On September 27, the NY Times published a misguided and inaccurate attack on the federal law designed to improve the health of student lunches (“Why Students Hate School Lunches“) Dana Woldow addressed some of these mistruths back on
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Artist Henry Hargreaves melts sugar from popular beverages into candy

Big Soda and the Campus Health Conspiracy

Posted September 24, 2015 by Kyle Pfister

This week, Michelle Obama’s “Partnership for a Healthier America” announced the expansion of its #HealthyCampus initiative — a collaboration with 38 US colleges (including my alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison) to improve the health of campus environments for students.
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Signs Matter For Students’ Health

Posted September 16, 2015 by

Can elementary school cafeterias help students choose healthier lunches? Signs point to yes. That is, signs with easy to understand graphics can help even beginning readers learn what they should put on their lunch tray. Encouragement from cafeteria workers can
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A School Lunch Crisis? No.

Posted September 9, 2015 by Dan Taber

It’s amazing what a difference 2 tablespoons can make. That’s all it took for Obama haters to start spewing their venom at school meals last week. Two tablespoons … in 2 schools … reported by 1 study … and, if
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SF Schools’ Meal Meltdown

Posted August 26, 2015 by

It’s déjà vu all over again, as SF public schools have been left waiting – and waiting – for their cafeteria meal deliveries, beginning the first day of this new school year. That’s exactly what happened at the start of
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