Vilsack: Food cost comparisons shouldn't be based on calories

03/29/2013 | San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Healthy fruits and vegetables are not more expensive than processed foods, and price comparisons that make those claims are incorrectly based on calories, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. He said it does not make sense to compare portions of vegetables and potato chips based on calories and added that food should be judged on portion size and weight.

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