These Paintings Capture the First Post-Prison Meals Of Wrongfully Convicted People
Julie Green adds to their repertoire of prison food paintings in a new series that shows the first meal eaten by former prisoners.
British Prison Food Is So Bad It’s Causing Riots
According to a new report from HM Inspectorate of Prisons, just 29 percent of inmates describe the meals they receive as "good"—and it's leading to violence.
Why Ramen Noodles Have Become the Most Popular Currency in US Jails
While conducting interviews with inmates at an unnamed state prison, University of Arizona sociologist Michael Gibson-Light found that instant noodles had actually surpassed tobacco as the “most prized currency” at the prison.
Why Reinventing Hospital Food Isn't as Easy as It Sounds
For many years, Joshna Maharaj has set her sights on improving Canada's “institutional foods,” the typically dreary menus of hospitals, prisons, and schools. But her journey has not been without its share of challenges.