New Data Linkages Provide Healthfulness Measures for American Grocery Store Sales

Elina T. Page, Andrea Carlson, Elina T. Page, Andrea Carlson
2019 unpublished
Newly established data links between retail food sales data and USDA nutrition databases now allow researchers to study the composition and healthfulness of Americans' purchases at retail stores. ERS researchers used this new linked data to score the nutritional quality of retail food sales and found substantial room for improvement.
doi:10.22004/ag.econ.302718 fatcat:5gjruqqrwrexdaj2jzcjyfazf4