Whose Food Politics?

Friedman, Ann
April 2010
American Prospect;Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p11
The author argues that the scope of food-politics conversation remains narrow because while foodies are debating the significance of organic food, the use of food assistance is growing due to the deepening hunger problem in the U.S. She cites statistics on food-stamp reliance. She points out that food-stamp users still face the stigma associated with food stamps and other anti-hunger programs. She proposes that food security become a part of the foodie movement and calls for an equal effort to get stores in low-income neighborhoods to stock produce.


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