Health Department Chief Uneasy About Food Stamp Proposal

The acting director of Louisvilleā€™s health department says he concerned that allowing certain food stamp recipients to use the vouchers at fast food restaurants could send a mixed message about nutrition. Louisville-based Yum! Brands has been lobbying the Beshear administration to authorize food stamp use at restaurants by the disabled, elderly and homeless.

Health Board To Hold Trans Fat Forums

The Louisville Metro Board of Health will hold two community forums later this month on the health effects of artificial trans fat. Health Department spokesperson Dave Langdon says its part of an education campaign ordered by the Metro Council in a resolution passed last year. “The council directed the department of public health and wellness […]