Food Policy is Like Basketball

I’m writing about food policy – specifically, a recent study on California’s school nutrition standards – but first I need to talk basketball and the Golden State Warriors. It’s playoff season, I love the NBA playoffs, the Warriors are the best team in the league, and although I stink at sports predictions, I fully expect the Warriors…

School Nutrition Association Talks About Everything Except Nutrition

Dr. Marion Nestle of NYU recently posted a great contrast of “dueling infographics” related to an ongoing school nutrition debate – should schools be allowed to opt out of USDA school lunch nutrition standards? One infographic focused on student health and one focused on money. The School Nutrition Association (SNA) designed one; it wasn’t about health.…