Report: Roaches, filth flies, rats, mice and other vermin plague NYC school cafeterias

By Victor Skinner on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

NEW YORK – Many New York City public school cafeterias are crawling with mice, fruit flies, roaches and other vermin – one of several “critical” health issues plaguing the city’s school cafeterias cited in a new legislative report. “This report shows that many of the cafeterias in our city schools have racked up numerous health […]

Elementary student impaled on metal pole in school lunch room

By Victor Skinner on Monday, October 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – An Alabama fifth-grader is at home recovering from serious injuries to her rectum and private areas after she was impaled by a pole in her school’s cafeteria last week. Around lunch time last Wednesday, the nurse at Hudson K-8 School in Birmingham called Stacy Minnifield with news that her 10-year-old daughter was […]

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 spends $350,000 to remove rats from cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Snohomish High School is finally rat free after exterminators spent weeks clearing rodents from the school’s kitchen and cafeteria. And school board members just approved the bill: $349,133 paid to Clean Crawls Pest Control Services, The Everett Herald reports. “The rats were discovered March 2 after a food-service worker reported a strange […]

Schools charge parents for students to eat home-packed lunches in cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

YORKSHIRE, England – Parents allege a primary school in Yorkshire, England is charging them about $1.43 a day to eat their home-packed lunch in the cafeteria. And a secondary school in south east England is reportedly charging more than $2.50 to eat their own lunch at school, parents told the country’s teachers union. The union, […]

Rats overrun NJ school cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Jersey City’s Ferris High School is besieged by rats, and county health officials have ordered administrators to take action. City health officials were called to Ferris High School earlier this month on complaints about rodents running through the school and found an aging garage door near a dumpster as the entrance […]

School moves to fire lunch lady for giving away $1.70 meal to needy student

By Victor Skinner on Monday, December 21st, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

POCATELLO, Idaho – Lunch lady Darlene Bowden could lose her job for giving away a free lunch to a hungry student, despite offering to pay for the $1.70 lunch out of her own pocket. Bowden told the Idaho State Journal she was placed on unpaid “termination leave” by her supervisor at the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District […]