Probing prison labor in the food chain

A nonprofit campaign takes aim at prison labor in the food supply chain. New food institute lands a big hire from USDA. Plus, a House measure to restrict SNAP purchases causes consternation.

Happy Tuesday! Jessica Fu here, I’m your guest host again today. Thank you to all the readers who sent thoughtful feedback last week. Obesity is such a nuanced issue, so I love learning how people grapple with the challenge of understanding it.

Popular in Food Fix: The most popular link last week was an essay in The Atlantic by Tamar Haspel about using person-first language when we talk about weight.

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