Students balk at ‘gross’ moldy Michelle O lunches

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 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 […]

Hungry high schooler fined $200 for ‘stealing’ second lunch

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

HAYWARD, Wis. – Officials in the Hayward school district are struggling to justify a $200 fine levied on a student who took a second lunch without asking that’s ignited concern and outrage from parents. A Circuit Court brief published in the Sawyer County Record Jan. 20 provided the spark. “The brief was regarding a student […]

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 […]

Teachers urge lunch box inspections to monitor ‘unhealthy’ foods

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

LONDON, England – A survey of British school teachers shows a large majority want to monitor what students eat at school, because they’re “concerned” about student diets. The survey of about 500 primary school teachers was conducted as part of an Eat Like A Champ program, sponsored by the British Nutrition Foundation and Danone – […]

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 […]