“The American lunchroom war has taken another turn. Flaring first with the ketchup-as-a-vegetable controversy of the Reagan era, it’s raged anew since 2010, when the Obama administration backed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.” Bloomberg: Big Dairy Is About to Flood America’s School Lunches With Milk.

+ “The glut, which at 900,000 cubic yards is the largest in U.S. history, means that there is enough cheese sitting in cold storage to wrap around the U.S. Capitol.” (That actually sounds like a decent idea.) NPR: American Cheese Surplus Reaches Record High. (Don’t blame yourself. “Americans consumed nearly 37 pounds per capita in 2017.”)