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Prison Food

This Is What A Prison Meal Actually Looks Like

The Marshall Project | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.09.2015 | Taste

Inmates at the Gordon County Jail in Calhoun, Ga. — according to a preliminary investigation by human rights attorneys last fall — are starving. T...

'My Mouth Is Afraid Of This Food'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.15.2015 | Weird News

In many American prisons, punishment can come in the form of a bland mashed up block of food known as a “Nutraloaf” -- a controversial “food pro...

Ohio Prisoners Complain Of Maggots In Food

Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Maggots in food, staffing shortages and reports of running out of foods are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the...

You Won't Believe What These Inmates Requested For Last Meals

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

If you had one day left to live, what would you want your very last meal to be?

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Prison Food

Thrillist | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste

We've already perfected our signature prison wine, so it's time to move onto the main course: jail cuisine.

Prisoner Sues Texas For Failing To Provide Kosher Food

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2012 | Home

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, Oct 1 (Reuters) -- Lawyers for an imprisoned Jewish man argued in court on Monday that the state of Texas is...

Labeling Gaffe Leads To Prison Horror

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Small Business

You can skip today’s "Scared Straight" episode, kids. This prison horror story should suffice. Pet food found its way onto the plates of prisoner...

Ashley Defiant At Every Turn On 'Beyond Scared Straight'

Posted 02.21.2012 | TV

Sometimes the kids involved in the Scared Straight programs learn something from it. Sometimes they gain some quick humility and perspective. And othe...

Texas Prisons Cut Lunch On Weekends | Posted 12.21.2011 | Crime

In a cost-cutting move, some Texas prisons have been serving prisoners just two meals per day on weekends....

Changing the Food Landscape, One Person at a Time: Part One

Karen Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Kelly

There is a lot of innovation going on in the realm of school lunches, none of it having anything to do with food safety bills or mandates from lawmakers. In fact, government is where the least amount of innovation is happening.

Cooking In Prison: 8 Innovative Jailhouse Culinary Creations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Books could be filled with the innovative culinary creations the incarcerated across the world have devised to nourish themselves in a manner far supe...

Life Lessons From Fast Food

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

There's not much good food in prison. I am still digesting that life changing experience. So, I have an admission to make. I just polished off eve...