Jane Black

Jane Black is a Brooklyn-based food writer who covers food politics, trends and sustainability issues. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post (where she was a staff writer), the New York Times, Slate, New York magazine and other publications. To read more, visit janeblack.net.

Food

Paula Deen’s missed opportunity

Food Network star and fried Twinkie maven Paula Deen could have used the public unveiling of her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis -- and the resulting gig with Novo Nordisk -- to reach out to Americans struggling to eat healthier. Instead she told America: "It won't change how I cook."

School Lunches

The triumph of Jamie Oliver's 'nemesis'

Jamie Oliver may have focused the national klieg lights on Huntington, W.Va., but it's local officials who are overhauling school food.

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