MedCity News March 4, 2024
Katie Adams

Kellogg CEO Gary Pilnick recently encouraged families struggling to put food on the table to turn to cereal as their go-to dinner option. Food-as-medicine executives are none too thrilled about his comments — they argue that the remarks underscore the dire need to increase public education about affordable, healthy meal planning.

Food-as-medicine companies are none too thrilled about recent comments made by Kellogg CEO Gary Pilnick.

In a CNBC interview, the multimillionaire executive encouraged families struggling to put food on the table to turn to cereal as their go-to dinner option. The remarks — which have been summarized by some as “let them eat flakes” — underscore the dire need to increase public education about affordable, healthy meal planning,...

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