by Marion Nestle
Oct 31 2019

Happy Food Politics Halloween

No getting around it.  It’s candy time again.

Researchers (somebody has to do this) tell us that candy popularity varies by state.


Here are a few items I’ve been collecting for this occasion.

Best of all is the candy industry’s advice for Halloween.

“Since there are many treats being handed out on Halloween, it’s a good time to keep balance in mind. Also, be sure to check out our 2019 press release.

As families gear up to go trick-or-treating, the National Confectioners Association is keeping consumers in mind with Halloween Central, a digital resource offering a variety of tools to help consumers understand the unique role that chocolate and candy can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle.

Here is everything you ever wanted to know about U.S. pumpkin production.

Trick or treat!