Created to combat obesity, the Louisville’s Food Policy Advisory Council will hold its second meeting Tuesday where it will it discuss a proposal by Yum Brands to authorize certain food stamp recipients to use their vouchers at fast food restaurants. Local food advocates have criticized the Louisville-based company for lobbying state government to allow the… Continue reading Food Council Will Discuss Yum Brands Proposal
After celebrating the renovation of a McDonald’s in west Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer was called out by a member of his own recently-formed Food Policy Council who was disappointed in the message it sent to food justice advocates. The fast food restaurant at 28th and Broadway was closed for a few months for remodeling, but… Continue reading Food Advocate Questions Fischer’s McDonald’s Appearance
The Council is part of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement and will help oversee efforts to create healthier food opportunities in Louisville.