Massachusetts State Senator Jarrett Barrios had threatened to enact legislation banning (or at least “severely limiting”) the serving of Fluffernutter sandwiches in school cafeteria. This story has been all over the news, reported first locally by the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald, and more recently almost everywhere. (A Google News search today yields 436 hits.)
To non-New Englanders the Fluffernutter sandwich may seem to be an unpalatable oddity. But is it, nutritionally speaking, “out of the mainstream”?