Rotten apple in federal school lunch program

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After just one year some schools around the country are dropping out of the federal healthy lunch program.

The lunches have more whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

But schools say kids won’t eat the new lunches and cafeterias are losing money.

The $11 billion national program reimburses schools for meals and gives them access to lower-priced food.

Districts say the reimbursement was not enough to offset losses.

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  • Double Standard

    When I went to school, I always brought my own lunch to school because I my parents didn't want me dependent on the schools to feed me.

  • ml57

    This is good, gov’t agencies not happy and dropping out of a gov’t program. Now if only us taxpayers had the same option.
    Maybe this approach is needed: if you breed them, then you feed them. The rest of this country is not responsible for irresponsible parents.

  • Enrique

    A 200-pound football payer gets the same portion as a 90-pound cheerleader. Also, the 200-pound student wants something that “sticks to their ribs.” Of course they are not happy.