Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Your friendly Thanksgiving 'wakeup call'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 3:16 PM

What's a food-centric holiday without a little consumer knowledge to back it up? Thus we bring you this graphic from frugaldad.com. (See link for the full thing.)

If you’ve been following the news, you know that Big Food successfully lobbied this week to have pizza sauce considered a vegetable under school lunch rules. The industry also managed to block most of the nutritional changes that to school lunches that doctors and dieticians had been recommending for years, virtually guaranteeing that America’s schools will continue to serve processed, unhealthy garbage to our children. If you didn’t know that Big Food wields disproportionate influence in America today, reading this infographic will be a great wakeup call.

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