Poor economy should not derail child ...

Poor economy should not derail child nutrition efforts

There are 2 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from Dec 22, 2008, titled Poor economy should not derail child nutrition efforts. In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

One of the most serious charges that can be leveled in any decent society is to accuse someone of taking food out of the mouths of children.

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Paul Varner

Orange Park, FL

#1 Dec 23, 2008
This "problem" , if it can be called that, is characteristic of so many other public school problems. Everybody wants to make the child's 8-hour day at school into an idealistic microcosm of "what the world should really be like".

If they've got the money for whole grains, fine. If they don't, they money will be there again someday.

Hickory, NC

#2 Dec 27, 2008
Many parents couldn't care less about the menu items at school. They are just delighted to have the free babysitter.

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