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Meghan Hall

Entries by Meghan Hall

5 Ways to Make Nutrition Labeling More Effective

(22) Comments | Posted February 22, 2013 | 4:14 PM

Thanks to the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, we as consumers have easy access to the nutritional information for most of the foods we can purchase in a grocery store. As they say, information is power -- but that power is weakened by several flaws in our labeling...

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SNAP to It: Why We Need Changes to Food Assistance

(16) Comments | Posted January 25, 2013 | 9:14 AM

In 2011, the United States spent upwards of $75 billion -- more than the amount allocated for all other food assistance programs combined -- for the Supplemental Food Assistance Program, colloquially known as food stamps. More than 44 million Americans use food stamps (an increase over...

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