Sunday, March 15, 2020
A consumer food data system for 2030 and beyond
Government policy influences all parts of the food marketing chain, including farms, food manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, and diverse...
Friday, February 28, 2020
For the food industry, it is essential to have coherent federal leadership on dietary and environmental issues together
For the food industry -- and also for meeting important public interest goals -- it would be beneficial for the U.S. federal government to c...
Monday, February 17, 2020
The Labor of Lunch, by Jennifer Gaddis
In her new book, " The Labor of Lunch " (University of California Press, 2019), Jennifer Gaddis of University of Wisconsin-Madison...
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Funding announcement from Tufts and USDA for WIC telehealth innovations
My colleagues at Tufts University and I are happy to announce that we are now requesting proposals from WIC State Agencies or a consortium o...
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
What are the First Amendment obstacles to mandatory front-of-pack labeling?
Suppose the government wanted to require front-of-pack nutrition labels for packaged food and beverages, making it easier for consumers to s...
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
What the new studies REALLY say about red and processed meat
New studies this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine have generated much fiery news coverage. For example, Time 's headline say...
Friday, September 27, 2019
Processed meat labels saying "uncured" and "no nitrites added" are misleading
A large body of evidence reviewed by the World Health Organization found that processed meat consumption increases the risk of cancer. Seeki...
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