Snowe defends Maine potatoes in Wall Street Journal

Posted July 01, 2011, at 1:13 p.m.
Last modified July 01, 2011, at 1:33 p.m.

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study asserting that eating a potato-heavy diet is linked to weight gain. The report was covered in the Wall Street Journal and, in response, Sen. Olympia Snowe sent a letter to the editor in defense of the much-maligned tuber, a mainstay of Maine’s agricultural economy. Click here to read the letter.