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Chicago school bans homemade lunches, the latest in national food fight - Yahoo! News

Posted Apr 11 2011 4:17pm
File this under "What the ???"

Apparently school bureaucrats now believe they can FEED your kid better than you can. That's right.

Remember the fuss a while ago because the feds listed "ketchup" as a vegetable? Or the ice pops in the school cafeteria as a "fruit" even though nobody in their right mind would believe an ice pop is a fruit? Our high school lunch menu consisted of a slice of the greasiest pizza you've ever seen, chocolate milk, and a fruit ice with french fries. Apparently this met the government's requirements of a wholesome lunch for our growing bodies.

Now the same folks who brought you that slew of nonsense wants to BAN brown bag lunches - starting in Chicago. Read on...

Chicago school bans homemade lunches, the latest in national food fight - Yahoo! News


How about banning vending machines in schools to start with? How about keeping your noses out of the kids' lunch bags?

How about educating kids before you start banning....lunch? Forcing hard working parents to pay for crap food? Mystery meat?

Honestly. I hope the parents get their school board straightened out and fast.
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