How WWI food propaganda forever changed the way Americans eat πŸ”— 🍽 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Meatless Mondays. Local is best. Eat less wheat. These sound like food fads plucked from 2017’s buzziest blog headlines but are in fact from 100 years ago. Each was a campaign from the U.S. Food Administration during World War I, and the food propaganda it represented was as important to the war effort as Uncle Sam’s β€œI want YOU for the U.S. Army.”

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