The Marshall Project created an in-depth article on the topic of prison food. In it, they show some of the common meals provided in different prisons, with labeled images showing the parts of the meal.
Surprisingly, while the American Correctional Association recommends 3 meals a day, it doesn’t mandate it, and prisons exist where they provide only 2 meals a day, typically breakfast and dinner. Another complaint from prison facilities is the lack of food provided, and “losing weight” as a result.
Check out the original article here.