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"Divided We Eat", What Food Says About Class in America - Newsweek

Melanie Wong | | Jan 2, 2011 09:46 AM

"What we eat has increasingly become a definitive marker of our social status. As the the upper and middle classes constantly refine their tastes for meals sprinkled with Sicilian sea salts or for "locavore" foods, the poor find it ever harder to find affordable food that's healthy. In fact, 17 percent of Americans are described as "food insecure" by the Department of Agriculture, while others splurge on fresh, organic produce."
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