SC inmates complain about food

Oct 7, 2011 Read more: The Augusta Chronicle 9

A lawsuit by three South Carolina inmates that makes a host of stomach-turning food-service allegations against the state has been moved from Charleston County to Richland County.

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Rossville, GA

#1 Oct 7, 2011
my son was there nad lost 60 lbs in 4 months. He said there were bugs in the food. Thank goodness he is not there anymore.

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Oct 8, 2011
Absolutely correct! I worked there and saw the garbage that was given to the inmates. It was not fit for human consumption. Especially the inmates on special diets like the diabetics. The meals were mainly carbohydrates, bread, pasta and green peas. I also saw bugs in the food too. It was horrible. The meat was unrecognizable. For example, when they're on lockdown. They give them this kind of green bologna. The inmates really have only two choices, eat it or starve. If they're lucky, they have commissary or quarterly food packages. I hope something is done about this situation. I know that they're inmates but they're also human beings. May God forgive us all!!!!

Charleston, SC

#3 Oct 9, 2011
Trust it's like that in most jails. I really believe they sweep the floor and dump trash in the food and serve it.

North Augusta, SC

#4 Feb 1, 2012
This prison is not following guidelines by no means, it is insane heard last weekend they took a man pushed him against fence then made him strip for all the dorms can see and then pushed him against it over and over till they could get him to react so he turned and had his elbow up and officers picked him up and threw him to ground, Then did a BODY SLAM then pursued to kick him then tied his feet together and punched him and to make him fall so they can kick him more and more to hop all the way back inside due to location everyone witness this. Do you think you would like it if this was your relative because they call themselves officers they have to the right to punsh anyone this way.
The fact is they are not getting a proper diet and
their hormones and brain can not function under these circumstances for this long of period.
The OFFICERS NEED TO BE LOCKED UP FED BREAD A BOLOGNA FOR ABOUT 6 MONTHS. They are more crooked then the prisoners. My nephew is serving a 18 year sentence for a crime that should have been max 2 years he was 18 and not mature and no guidence from his father and Mother who had to work so he got with wrong crowd, and did some dumb things not killing or raping. He stole but not hurting anyone first charge, then released his relative talked him to going to a dealers house and he didnot have a gun but relative fled he picked it up on the way out and boom polcie got him w c\gun on probation 18 years. THis place is not for his level and it just makes prisoners worse when they have to think of ways to eat and stay there to kepp from getting killed by annother inmate gone insane.
no name

Fayetteville, NC

#5 Apr 29, 2012
Lieber should be seriously be investigated ! Yes these men are in prison but they should still be treated like human beings.
betty h williams

Clarkton, NC

#6 Oct 30, 2012
no name wrote:
Lieber should be seriously be investigated ! Yes these men are in prison but they should still be treated like human beings.
my son is there and is mentally handicapped god only know what hell our children is going through in that place i pray everynight for my son as well yours sons safe return home to nis family

Sunbright, TN

#7 Oct 31, 2012
My son is their got a letter last week that a security officer put crushed glass in his food.
hear it every day

Aurora, IN

#8 Nov 13, 2013
My fiance is in there 3 years left already done six he is one of the ones with a cell phone i have seen pictures of the food they have to eat i wouldnt even feed it to my dog its that bad ive seen roaches and beetles and everything in the trays they went all of last year with just bologna for a year cept breakfast which was an egg and cereal due to the riot but most go to lock up now just cause you get 3 hot meals when you go there but there was another riot today so back to being completely locked down in there. he goes for pre release in march i just hope he gets out of there its not a place where anyone is treated as human
retarded in there

Aurora, IN

#9 Nov 13, 2013
phyllis wrote:
my son was there nad lost 60 lbs in 4 months. He said there were bugs in the food. Thank goodness he is not there anymore.
My fiance was 240 when he went in and now is 155 they really do starve them

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