Participating food service directors are reporting a variety of benefits: more children eating more meals, less time and money spent processing paperwork and hungry children no longer denied meals because they can't pay.
Up to 40 kids at Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah, had their lunches taken away from them and thrown into the trash on Tuesday because they—or, rather, their parents—had outstanding balances on their account.
Concerns have come since students are rejecting a lot of the "healthier options" that are taking place in school lunches. The government wants to help and has suggested that parents have a part in making sure that students eat healthier...
Just when you thought it was safe to send your kid to school with their own packed lunch, the food police have struck again at the very same school.
Is this just a sign of people caring for kids or is this government gone wild?
Some parents in North Carolina are steamed over vegetables. Their kids are having their packed lunches inspected and when they don't meet standards, they are "enhanced" with a school lunch.
For many of the parents, the kids in question are Pre-K and are confused about what to do...