nutrition

Sequester cuts will total $1.2 trillion through fiscal year 2021. This year there is a 5.3 percent cut, totaling $85 billion. The cuts are indiscriminate and will impact nearly every federal program. Read more...
McDonald's CEO Scolded by 9-Year-Old Girl For Selling Junk Food Read more...
From Current TV's new series, Currently on hunger, under-nutrition and obesity in America. This segment from The Young Turks takes a look at celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck and the work he's doing with Meals on Wheels. For more interviews, articles Read more...
A Round-up of Occupy and related news... Read more...
Panorama's Hilary Andersson comes face to face with the reality of poverty in America and finds that, for some, the last resort has become life in a tented encampment . Read more...

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Newstalgia Reference Room - Dr. Jean Mayer - The Hunger Problem - 1982
Newstalgia Reference Room - an interview with Dr. Jean Mayer, President of Tufts University on the problem of hunger in America since the loss and gutting of food programs since "you know who" took office. December 26, 1982. Read more...
Over the last ten years, I have become increasingly politicized about my food choices. I try to buy my produce from local farmers' markets; I won't buy from Whole Foods; I generally look for organic choices. I've also eliminated fast food from Read more...