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Flu Me Once

The CDC has noted an early and nasty start to the flu season. It’s a bit soon to say, but the virus and the outbreak pattern at this point seem to resemble those of the 2003-2004 flu season, in which nearly 50,000 Americans died. At least two children have already died of flu complications this fall.

By | December 7th, 2012|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Chewing on the Future of Food

For Food Day, 2012, on 10/24, I was privileged to take part in a panel discussion on the future of food at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. My panel, asked to consider what our diets will be like in 2050, devoted particular attention to issues of culture, cost, convenience, and competing priorities.

By | October 26th, 2012|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Loving Lunch

My own recollection of school lunch, albeit prehistoric, raises some questions about the overall culinary merits of institutional food in the setting of public education. It may be, at least in some of the cafeterias some of the time, no matter the nutritional merit of the fare, Michelin stars will be hard to come by!

By | October 12th, 2012|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments