Because it’s Friday: Why a Salad Costs More than a Big Mac

March 5, 2010

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In the US, at least. Via The Consumerist:


Incidentally, the US FDA doesn't publish pyramids like this any more: it's now a garish personalized 2-d triangle with stripes. But at least it doesn't make the error of dimension committed by the left-hand pyramid: that orange section is a hell of a lot larger than 74% of the volume.

The Consumerist: Why A Salad Costs More Than A Big Mac

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