I don't know what life in elementary school cafeterias is like nowadays, but when I was a kid, in the 1990s, lunch time was not just about eating mom's peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, it was also about expressing myself. While IShow More Summary
If this is what we're feeding our nation's children, we should not be surprised if they all grow up to be malnourished serial killers who only eat cat turds marinated in swamp sludge. Read more...
The settlements come after accusations of inhumane treatment led to a huge recall that included beef sold to the National School Lunch Program.
Blood happens, especially on knocked noggins when going up for a header. You know – when they come back to the pitch looking like they’re about to serve you lunch from the school cafeteria with that net on their head. Sven Bender broke his nose during Borussia Dortmund’s 3-1 win over Napoli, and played on, [...]
(Reuters) - Several California companies and individuals tied to the largest beef recall in U.S. history agreed to settle charges of animal cruelty and the slaughtering of sick cattle for food, including beef supplied to the National School Lunch Progr...
Salon has a piece about an effort by the organization Do Something, collecting photos of 7,000 school lunches from students, then posting them on a site where users could vote on whether they would eat it or not. Take a look at what kids in NC are eating. Show More Summary
A new study has discovered that 48% of the nation’s 50 million public school students are in poverty, as measured by whether they qualify for free or reduced-priced lunches. In 17 states, the majority of schoolchildren are poor. Poverty rates are led by Mississippi, where 71% of children are in poverty. These data represent a […]
The best you can say about this, really, is that the decent school lunch food is about equivalent to decent fast food. The rest is even worse.
by Jia Tolentino DoSomething.org has a new project called Fed Up, which invites students across America to upload photos of their school lunches; there are over 7,000 so far, and you can sort them by state as well as quality (the lunches have an "Eat It" like button and a "Toss It" dislike button). Show More Summary
Friday afternoon in my upstate New York hometown, around 2 pm. I was a drummer in the junior high school band and after lunch in the cafeteria went to a rehearsal of the entire percussion section. A couple of bare light bulbs illuminated the stage; the rest of the auditorium was pitch black. Show More Summary
Roast beef, potatoes, carrots, and oranges apparently make for an "unbalanced" lunch without added Ritz crackers.
wilx.com A lunch room assistant at Dewitt Public Schools has filed a complaint against the Michigan Education Association for violating her rights under Michigan's Right to Work Law.
In Monday’s L.A. Times, reporter Joseph Serna writes about 33-year-old Daniel Diaz, a beloved youth pastor who was shot and killed Nov. 11: Eddie Reyes was just a 12-year-old in the school lunch line when Daniel Diaz shook his hand, introduced himself and asked Reyes about God. Show More Summary
A mom who thought she was properly parenting by sending her two young kids to school with a homemade, whole-food lunch was shocked to find a penalty note from school officials informing her that the lunch of roast beef, potatoes, carrots, oranges and milk she provided was "unbalanced" and therefore had to be supplemented with Ritz crackers. Read more...
While economics depends on man’s rational side, humanity nonetheless clings to the irrational. We want to have our cake and eat it. We want a free lunch, free health care, free schools, and free retirement. But nothing is free. Someone must pay. Economic science says so.
The Manitoba Child Care Association fined mother Kristen Bartkiw $10 because she neglected to include healthful Ritz crackers in her kids' school lunches.
The Kirbys of Oklahoma make everyday a colorful day with these intricately designed illustrations on napkins they’ve been including with lunch for their two sons since they first started school. We make these colored napkins daily for our sons’ lunches. They are both in grade school. We started these with our first son in first [...]
The sign area at the Oriental Mart lunch counter in Pike Place Market keeps getting longer. The ladies have some messages for you: BJS Recently added and most important: BJS [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Ever since May of 2008, artist & designer David Laferriere has been playing with his kids' food. Drawing on sandwich bags with a Sharpie marker, Laferriere livens up the boys' school lunches each day with a new creature or scene. All...Show More Summary
Maybe it is a case of the perfect being the enemy of the good. Since early spring, SFUSD's Student Nutrition Services (SNS) department has been concentrating on the lovely vision for school meals proposed by design firm IDEO. Most of...Show More Summary