Now Schools Can Feed Kids As Many Potatoes As They Damn Well Please

A quick update on the Potato Wars being fought by the American government, the potato industry, and the lunch lady in your elementary school's cafeteria: the Senate voted to reject the $19.78 billion agriculture and rural development bill which, among many other things, would have limited schools to serving only… » 10/19/11 10:30am 10/19/11 10:30am

Potatoes Come Under Scrutiny For Dominating Unhealthy School Lunches

Despite the fact that our nation's potato consumption is at its lowest point in 30 years — down 20% since 1996, in fact — our kids are consuming so much of the vegetable in school lunches that it's become a topic of debate in the Senate. The government would like to see potatoes in school lunches limited to only two… » 10/18/11 10:45am 10/18/11 10:45am