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Banning Fast Food

Jan Perry's South LA fast food moratorium has made headlines around the world, but even Gospel of Food author Barry Glassner isn't sure this is the right tack: "I'm no fan of fast food or fast-food corporations but...its simplistic in the extreme to consider them the cause of all these ills that have been blamed on them. There is a very real problem with a lack of food options in low-income neighborhoods and it's one legislators have an obligation to solve...if you want more food options, do things to facilitate more options." [Reuters; previously]

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