Health inspectors uncover spoiled food, rat droppings in Houston school cafeterias

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 26th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOUSTON – A local television station is exposing health reports for Houston school cafeterias, and the results may surprise some parents. “In one inspection, food had to be condemned and thrown away,” KTRK reports. “In another inspection, rodent droppings were found in the (bottom) of a cabinet in the kitchen.” The reports, which detail inspections […]

School defends skimpy Michelle O breakfast: ‘Meets federal guidelines’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WAIPAHU, Hawaii – At Waipahu High School in Hawaii, students recently received a scoop of rice and a tiny “ham link” for breakfast, and parents were understandably upset. At least one parent wrote in to KHON to complain about the paltry school breakfast served to students Tuesday, and officials are now scrambling to explain away […]

STUDY: Michelle O’s school meals ‘making students more at risk of being overweight’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – First lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to address the nation’s youth obesity epidemic is actually making kids fatter, according to a new study. Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Wen You found that the longer kids eat government-funded school meals, the more likely they will be overweight, which means low-income […]

WY school district drops Michelle O’s lunch rules

By Victor Skinner on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

SHERIDAN, Wyo. – Officials in Wyoming’s smallest school district decided to ditch the National School Lunch Program and its long list of nutrition regulations to cut down on wasted food and administrative time tied to the federal requirements. According to the Sheridan Press: Superintendent Chares Auzqui said the move will help cut down on food […]

Student arrested for ‘stealing’ free milk from school cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

DUMFRIES, Va. – Prince William County police recently arrested Graham Park Middle School student Ryan Turk for stealing a free carton of milk from the school cafeteria. “This is ridiculous. This is beyond embarrassing,” the boy’s mother, Shamise Turk told KMOV. “He’s at home over 65 cents.” Turk said school officials suspended her son May […]

Public school proposes vegan lunch menu for ‘humane education’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Organizers of a proposed Rochester River School want to provide meatless meals to students from a self-sustaining student garden on campus. At a proposed Rochester charter school focused on “humane education,” students would grow their own food in both outdoor and indoor gardens, and would be responsible for harvesting, cleaning and cooking […]

School fires coach for redistributing discarded Michelle O fruit to hungry athletes

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 19 Comments

AZUSA, Calif. – Dozens of middle school students are protesting the termination of a coach who was fired for redistributing unwanted lunch fruit to hungry student athletes. Arnold Villalobos, 36, was reportedly fired from Center Middle School last week after a new principal at the school didn’t appreciate the coach’s help, NBC Los Angeles reports. […]

School throws student’s lunch away over $4 unpaid tab

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

KILLEN, Ala. – Parents in Alabama are complaining that their kids were denied lunch at school this week, and district officials are denying the allegations. One unidentified parent wrote in an email to WHNT that “96 students at Brooks High School had their lunches taken away and thrown in the trash.” Another parent, Shane Tanner, […]

School district bans ‘unhealthy’ Valentine’s treats

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ANKENY, Iowa – Ankeny elementary students can forget about getting a kiss at school today during Valentine’s Day celebrations. The Hershey’s chocolate treats are banned, as are candy hearts and other store-bought sweets students have shared with their classmates for decades, The Des Moines Register reports. Instead, district officials suggest students give each other pencils […]

Students balk at ‘gross’ moldy Michelle O lunches

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. – Students at Cherokee High School are fed up with their disgusting government-approved lunches. “People need to know about this, parents need to know what their kids are eating at school,” senior Jessica Fisher told WSLS. Fisher was in the lunch room Monday when another student at her table discovered a problem with […]

When Ted Cruz’s wife becomes first lady, ‘French fries are coming back to the cafeteria!’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz told an audience at a campaign stop in Des Moines over the weekend that “When Heidi’s the first lady, French fries are coming back to the cafeteria!” The comment about his wife, Heidi Cruz, is a jab at current first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to impose […]

Republicans move to keep Michelle O’s lunch rules, despite overwhelming problems

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – First lady Michelle Obama and school nutrition experts have seemingly come to a truce over school lunch regulations after years of disagreement over federal restrictions imposed in 2012. Legislation approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday would scale back whole grain requirements and delay further restrictions on sodium set to kick […]

Iowa student asks for Michelle O lunch repeal during campaign event

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie believes first lady Michelle Obama “has no business being involved” in what kids eat at school. His comments came in response to a question posed by Omaha fifth-grader Jacob Royal: “What are you going to do about the lunches?” “They were fine […]

Students post moldy, expired Michelle O lunches to Twitter

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

DERBY, Kan. – Derby High School senior Linnea Engstrom posted a picture of the rotten apple she received for lunch to Twitter this week, prompting several students to follow suit. Some students posted images of moldy grapes and applesause packs, while another snapped a picture of the “better if used by” date for appears to […]

School district ends ‘unsustainable’ free Michelle O meal program

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

EDEN, N.C. – The Rockingham County School Board is rolling back free breakfasts and lunches for students in some schools because the program is cost-prohibitive. The decision is sparking outrage from some parents who apparently believe the free government food is critical to their children’s academic success. “Regardless of how many kids qualify, all children […]