18. Food U.S. Appeals Court Thompson v. Gibson, 289 F.3d 1218 (10th Cir. 2002). A state inmate brought a [section] 1983 MEDICAL DIET action against prison officials, seeking monetary damages and injunctive relief for alleged Eighth PORTIONS and Fourteenth Amendment violations. The district court dismissed the action as frivolous. The COMMISSARY appeals court dismissed the appeal, finding that the inmate's claim that prison officials were deliberately indifferent to his serious medical need for adequate portions of food was not actionable under the Eighth Amendment. The court noted that the record established that the...

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