Food Subsidy Pyramid

Great challenge over at Flowingdata looking at how to visualize food subsidies vs. the USDA food pyramid.

Here’s our submission that highlights how subsidies compare to the stated food priorities and goals of the nation.

Note that the vegetables dot is not drawn to scale — I couldn’t find the orginal _pixel_, so I put in a green circle just so it would show up on the graphic.

Food Subsidies Pyramid

The original image is at The Consumerist.