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donco6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-29-09 07:52 AM
Response to Reply #12
21. There's a reason people prefer high-fat foods.
They taste better. But when schools become the "cause" of everything from world poverty to high cholesterol, we always bear the brunt of every harsh pronouncement some school board member in Poughkeepsie can come up with.

Next thing up, no meat or milk.
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  -AlterNet: Why Is Crappy Fast Food Safer Than School Lunches? marmar  Dec-28-09 04:25 PM   #0 
  - Make your own or the kids' lunch-----cheaper,safer.  virgogal   Dec-28-09 04:27 PM   #1 
  - Thank you so much for understanding the issue of poverty.  bobbolink   Dec-28-09 05:17 PM   #5 
     - For God's sake I've been very poor. Good Lord.  virgogal   Dec-28-09 05:19 PM   #7 
     - Then you ought to know better!!! For God's sake!  bobbolink   Dec-28-09 05:22 PM   #10 
     - Do you mean it is not cheaper and safer to make lunches yourself? nt  Obamanaut   Dec-28-09 07:36 PM   #15 
        - Do you mean you really don't know that school meals are sometimes the only meals poor kids get?  bobbolink   Dec-28-09 07:44 PM   #16 
        - I am aware that some kids get most of their food from schools. I am  Obamanaut   Dec-29-09 09:25 AM   #23 
           - For someone who claims to be aware of the truth, you certainly feel free to judge quickly.  bobbolink   Dec-29-09 03:36 PM   #26 
              - I think you'll find that there is some truth in what is being repeated  Obamanaut   Dec-29-09 04:05 PM   #27 
                 - Are TRYING to be demeaning?  bobbolink   Dec-29-09 04:21 PM   #28 
        - Not necessarily safer.  donco6   Dec-29-09 05:01 PM   #29 
  - irradiation.  endless october   Dec-28-09 04:31 PM   #2 
  - In 1990, regs changed reducing the allowable fat content in school lunch.  donco6   Dec-28-09 05:05 PM   #3 
  - i wondered what happened.  endless october   Dec-28-09 07:17 PM   #12 
     - There's a reason people prefer high-fat foods.  donco6   Dec-29-09 07:52 AM   #21 
  - yes, keep producing bad food, just radiate it & feed it to poor kids. that's the ticket.  Hannah Bell   Dec-28-09 05:20 PM   #8 
     - irradiation does not increase or decrease the quality of food.  endless october   Dec-28-09 07:18 PM   #13 
        - wholesome food, produced using proper practices, is not "high in dangerous bacteria"  Hannah Bell   Dec-28-09 10:00 PM   #20 
           - ah yes, the good ol' days.  endless october   Dec-29-09 08:51 AM   #22 
              - no, before & after the jungle. "jungle" = 1906. reforms followed.  Hannah Bell   Dec-29-09 01:18 PM   #24 
                 - yeah, i've heard the anti-irradiation talking points already.  endless october   Dec-30-09 09:47 AM   #30 
  - Ronnie Raygun. n/t  Greyhound   Dec-28-09 05:06 PM   #4 
  - The ketchup is a vegetable guy.  bobbolink   Dec-28-09 05:19 PM   #6 
  - Good luck suing the USDA.  flvegan   Dec-28-09 05:21 PM   #9 
  - Fast food places can raise their prices at the drop of a hat  Cairycat   Dec-28-09 05:35 PM   #11 
  - The school lunch program should be better funded  Nikki Stone1   Dec-28-09 07:20 PM   #14 
  - There are a LOT of "shoulds". None of it will happen because "progressives"  bobbolink   Dec-28-09 07:47 PM   #18 
  - That's interesting about the standards. Thank you for posting that!  bobbolink   Dec-28-09 07:46 PM   #17 
  - Because regulations never evolved to meet current needs...  Kansas Wyatt   Dec-28-09 07:52 PM   #19 
  - I knew there was some reason that shit tasted like roadkill smells.  Jamastiene   Dec-29-09 02:11 PM   #25 

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