Mid-Week News: Bring On the Pain

Hello, kittens, and welcome back! Here we are at another round of news appetizers, where I, your dark current events overlord and purveyor of all things newsy, will be highlighting this week’s highs, lows, and all that fluffy, nutty, and stuffy stuff in between. 

Food Parenting

Consumer Psychology in the School Lunch Room

The USDA approved a research grant to explore using various behavioral psychology techniques to convince school kids to make healthier choices.  Suggestions include merchandising fruits and vegetables in attractive baskets instead of bins, placing a salad bar by the check out line and making desserts and snacks cash only.