Articles Tagged 'school lunches'
‘It’s basically tree bark now:’ Students up complaints about Michelle O’s lunch menu
BALLWIN, Mo. – Students have no problem telling adults exactly what they think of the new “healthy” school lunches championed by First Lady Michelle Obama.
“It’s basically tree bark now,” Parkway West High School senior Stone Ramatowski tells St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “That’s all you can eat.”
Lunch lines used to be “out the door” for sandwiches brought in from fast-food… READ MORE
Michelle Obama digs in for GOP ‘assault’ on lunch mandates
First lady Michelle Obama is gearing up to defend her school lunch menus from Republicans in Congress who are calling for a scale-back to the… READ MORE
New federal rules for school food will cost millions, group says
Newly proposed federal regulations aimed at the snack foods and drinks served in the nation’s schools could come with a hefty price tag.
The American… READ MORE
Senate votes for unlimited potatoes in schools
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The Senate threw its support behind the potato Tuesday, voting to block an Obama administration proposal to limit the vegetable on school lunch lines.
Agriculture Department rules proposed earlier this year aimed to reduce the amount of french fries in schools, limiting lunchrooms to two servings a week of potatoes and… READ MORE