$3.2 BILLION: Michelle O's School Lunch Overhaul

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Cost of complying with Michelle Obama’s school lunch overhaul?
$3.2 BILLION!

by Kyle Olson

As schools continue to grapple with the school lunch menu overhaul pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama, some are realizing their headache isn’t just from a lack of food.

The program involves way too much green – and we’re not talking lettuce and brussel sprouts.

We mean the estimated $3.2 billion schools will have to find to implement the new federal regulations. Many schools are also losing money due the unpopular Obama menu.

“New school lunch regulations mean financial losses for Pittsfield Public Schools,” reported The Berkshire Eagle in Massachusetts.

The school district expects a program operating loss of more than $100,000 due to a required equipment upgrade, as well as fewer lunches and snacks being sold.

Congressman Todd Rokita, a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, noted at a recent hearing,“Because the law requires students to take fruits and vegetables for lunch, even if they have no intention of eating them, schools are struggling with increased waste. After implementing the new standards a year early, one Florida school district estimated students threw out $75,000 worth of food.”

“At Dedham High School in Massachusetts, providing the required vegetables in 1500 meals each week costs the district about $111 a day – but administrators report many students just throw the fresh vegetables right into the trash,” his statement read.

A New York district experienced a 50 percent decline in the number of student purchasing hot lunch.

“This decline in participation made it more difficult for the school to afford to serve lunches and breakfasts that met the federal meal requirements. As a result, the district’s food operation went $59,000 in the red and local leaders ultimately decided to opt-out of the National School Lunch Program,” Rokita said.

The USDA estimates implementation of the new guidelines will cost $3.2 billion over five years. Given that it’s a government estimate – and if Obamacare is any guide – the cost for schools will likely be much higher.
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-tip- wrote:
U.S. economic growth: Revised downward, again.
U.S. food aid up: 101 MILLION Americans, a record high.
U.S.#2 employer: A temporary agency.
BUT...
http://eagnews.org/cost-of-complying-with-mic...
Cost of complying with Michelle Obama’s school lunch overhaul?
$3.2 BILLION!
by Kyle Olson
As schools continue to grapple with the school lunch menu overhaul pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama, some are realizing their headache isn’t just from a lack of food.
The program involves way too much green – and we’re not talking lettuce and brussel sprouts.
We mean the estimated $3.2 billion schools will have to find to implement the new federal regulations. Many schools are also losing money due the unpopular Obama menu.
“New school lunch regulations mean financial losses for Pittsfield Public Schools,” reported The Berkshire Eagle in Massachusetts.
The school district expects a program operating loss of more than $100,000 due to a required equipment upgrade, as well as fewer lunches and snacks being sold.
Congressman Todd Rokita, a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, noted at a recent hearing,“Because the law requires students to take fruits and vegetables for lunch, even if they have no intention of eating them, schools are struggling with increased waste. After implementing the new standards a year early, one Florida school district estimated students threw out $75,000 worth of food.”
“At Dedham High School in Massachusetts, providing the required vegetables in 1500 meals each week costs the district about $111 a day – but administrators report many students just throw the fresh vegetables right into the trash,” his statement read.
A New York district experienced a 50 percent decline in the number of student purchasing hot lunch.
“This decline in participation made it more difficult for the school to afford to serve lunches and breakfasts that met the federal meal requirements. As a result, the district’s food operation went $59,000 in the red and local leaders ultimately decided to opt-out of the National School Lunch Program,” Rokita said.
The USDA estimates implementation of the new guidelines will cost $3.2 billion over five years. Given that it’s a government estimate – and if Obamacare is any guide – the cost for schools will likely be much higher.
I was at a school board meeting last night.part of the 2012-2013 school year fiscal report showed the district lost nearly $24,000 on the school lunch program and they had made money or broke even in the past. And the garbage disposal costs where not factored in. One faculty member in attendance told me except for the salad most of the healthy stuff gets thrown out.
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makes more sense than spending it in Afghanistan or on a damn fence between us and Mexico..
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makes more sense than spending it in Afghanistan or on a damn fence between us and Mexico..
Should make the fence out of the bones of executed beaners and supporters of the invading beaner trash.
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Should make the fence out of the bones of executed beaners and supporters of the invading beaner trash.
get lost, racist troll weirdo..

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Problem, although menus super nutritionally sound, if the children don't eat it...
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Problem, although menus super nutritionally sound, if the children don't eat it...
need better cooks and food prep in schools, kids will eat good tasting food but not bad tasting food..
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get lost, racist troll weirdo..
Mexicans are not a unique race, they are just defective shallow end of the gene pool Caucasians. Some are mixed with the shallow end pool indians.

I suspect you are some kind of kin to a filthy beaner. Only thing a beaner is good for is testing ammo on since they are cheaper than ballistic gelatin.

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makes more sense than spending it in Afghanistan or on a damn fence between us and Mexico..
So you love Muzzies and illegals...you're a real peach.
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<quoted text>So you love Muzzies and illegals...you're a real peach.
one of the stupidest posts I've ever seen...didn't know this was the thread for racists, sorry..

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/...

New York´s Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake school district has become the latest casualty in first lady Michelle Obama’s preferred lunch plan, dropping the menu after too many students complained of hunger.

“[Food service manager Nicky] Boehm and her staff worked hard to implement the new regulations, but there were just too many problems and too many foods that students did not like and would not purchase,” said Assistant Superintendent Chris Abdoo about the National School Lunch Program in a statement reported by EAGNews .org.“Students complained of being hungry with these lunches and the district lost money.”

The school system decided to instead create its own lunch menu for next year.

The district lost about $100,000 trying out the federal menu, which offered such meals as “part” of a chicken patty on a minicroissant, EAGNews .org reported.

“Students felt they weren’t getting good value for their money,” Ms. Boehm said in EAGNews .org.“The high schoolers especially complained the portion sizes were too small and many more students brought in lunch from home.”

This isn’t the first school to drop the federal lunch menu plan. Catlin, Ill., schools did the same, calling the guidelines too “restrictive,” EAGNews .org reported....
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one of the stupidest posts I've ever seen...didn't know this was the thread for racists, sorry..
Man you are an idiot. Muzzie is not a race it is a religion ingrained with politics.

I bet you are so dumb if a beaner put turd in a glass bowl and told you that it was chocolate pudding you would grab a spoon and dig in.

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one of the stupidest posts I've ever seen...didn't know this was the thread for racists, sorry..
How is my remark racist? You obviously want no harm to come to those Muzzies who are our enemies and you obviously don't have a problem with illegal aliens.
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Man you are an idiot. Muzzie is not a race it is a religion ingrained with politics.
I bet you are so dumb if a beaner put turd in a glass bowl and told you that it was chocolate pudding you would grab a spoon and dig in.
what is a "muzzie?" do you mean muslim? it's still a bigoted term. and you posted this, racist:

"Mexicans are not a unique race, they are just defective shallow end of the gene pool Caucasians. Some are mixed with the shallow end pool indians."

don't post to me again. i don't want to read your racist, hate filled filth. you should be banned from topix for life.
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http://www.washingtontimes.com /news/2013/jul/9/new-york-scho ol-drops-michelle-obama-lunch- standar/
New York´s Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake school district has become the latest casualty in first lady Michelle Obama’s preferred lunch plan, dropping the menu after too many students complained of hunger.
“[Food service manager Nicky] Boehm and her staff worked hard to implement the new regulations, but there were just too many problems and too many foods that students did not like and would not purchase,” said Assistant Superintendent Chris Abdoo about the National School Lunch Program in a statement reported by EAGNews .org.“Students complained of being hungry with these lunches and the district lost money.”
The school system decided to instead create its own lunch menu for next year.
The district lost about $100,000 trying out the federal menu, which offered such meals as “part” of a chicken patty on a minicroissant, EAGNews .org reported.
“Students felt they weren’t getting good value for their money,” Ms. Boehm said in EAGNews .org.“The high schoolers especially complained the portion sizes were too small and many more students brought in lunch from home.”
This isn’t the first school to drop the federal lunch menu plan. Catlin, Ill., schools did the same, calling the guidelines too “restrictive,” EAGNews .org reported....
right wing news organizations, one of them a paper published by the moonie cult..garbage.

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what is a "muzzie?" do you mean muslim? it's still a bigoted term. and you posted this, racist:
"Mexicans are not a unique race, they are just defective shallow end of the gene pool Caucasians. Some are mixed with the shallow end pool indians."
don't post to me again. i don't want to read your racist, hate filled filth. you should be banned from topix for life.
You've come to the wrong place if you're a PC dimwit.

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PC goes to die here.

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right wing news organizations, one of them a paper published by the moonie cult..garbage.
What about the school district and its personnel quoted in the article? Are they all "Moonies" and right wingers?
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what is a "muzzie?" do you mean muslim? it's still a bigoted term. and you posted this, racist:
"Mexicans are not a unique race, they are just defective shallow end of the gene pool Caucasians. Some are mixed with the shallow end pool indians."
don't post to me again. i don't want to read your racist, hate filled filth. you should be banned from topix for life.
Just like a filthy marxist, ban the truth and light so that their debauchery can be passed as normal.

Killing muzzies is the only way christians Jews and Buddhists can survive, becauase the muzzie wants to convert enslave or kill eveyone that is not a muzzie.

Beaner filth are like cockroaches, you don't feed them you exterminate them.
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i'll delete this thread, then..some real racists and fascist types running their mouths. human garbage..

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