I write about children and food policy. Bylines include The Lunch Tray, the New York Times and Civil Eats. Look for my book KID FOOD (Oxford U. Press) in 2019.

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Biography

Bettina Elias Siegel is a writer and nationally recognized commentator on issues relating to children and food policy.

A graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, Siegel practiced intellectual property, advertising and food law in New York City for almost a decade. Now a freelance writer,...

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@thelunchtray — 7,801 followers, 9,619 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

“Overwhelming majority of Americans want calorie labeling … and they’ve waited long enough.” Great LTE in WSJ from @CSPI’s @MargoWootan: https://t.co/GveB7xKrM7

Nov 21, 2017

Well deserved recognition for @houstonisd’s @KKaravias - a passionate culinary arts educator who gets kids excited about healthy eating and cooking: https://t.co/AEHU5A3AK3

Nov 13, 2017

Yes, it’s a good start, @tomcolicchio, but… the key provision in that federal bill (all kids get the same hot meal) would NOT be enforceable, even if the bill passed. My analysis of that bill here: https://t.co/Ey5M2QcTA7 https://t.co/Ji7C336C3d

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