The IFWTWA Board of Directors welcomes new student member Student Membership Joanna Shawn Brigid O’Leary from Houston, Texas. Brigid is a doctorial candidate at Rice University and will graduate in June 2013. She previously graduated cum laude from Harvard and received a master’s degree in English literature from Boston University.
The Board thinks you”ll enjoy reading her article, Top 5 Politically Incorrect Food Icons . In it she says, ” You never know what you’re going to find at the supermarket: the neighbor you thought never left the house, a buy-one, get-one free cookie special, intriguing new “limited edition” pop tarts. And, sometimes, perhaps, racism. I don’t expect supermarket to be rigidly politically correct, but there are a few products gracing the shelves that make me feel a tad uncomfortable because of questionable marketing. Here are my top five politically incorrect food icons.”