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Congressman challenges USDA to
follow own school lunch restrictions

Daily Caller, by Caroline May

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/3/2012 12:50:23 AM

Kansas Republican Tim Huelskamp issued a challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday: Adopt the same calorie restrictions and menu standards in the department’s cafeterias as the USDA now requires in the nation’s public schools. While students pick at their vegetables, USDA’s cafeteria menus are loaded with unhealthy options for government employees — from pesto chicken pizza to BLTs with cheddar cheese, Cuban pork paninis to Philly steak subs, cheeseburgers to French toast. (Snip) The Kansas Republican — who has introduced legislation with Iowa Republican

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Make sure you READ this. The USDA is now encouraging parents to use these starvation menus they are forcing on schools at home. The Food Nazis are here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/3/2012 1:19:54 AM     (No. 8905930)

Bravo to the Congressman. Now let's see Michelle Obama and the kids live by those dietary rules.

Remember Paula Deen's comment about Michelle? That she couldn't stop stuffing herself with Paula's fattening food?


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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 10/3/2012 1:21:23 AM     (No. 8905931)

I love it, include the White House in this.

So called Dr. Thornton is a doctor in home economics. Make sure you add the right amount of pectin to your jam. Yes Janey and can I tell you what to do with that arugula.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MissMann, 10/3/2012 1:51:51 AM     (No. 8905944)

You would not believe how much food is being thrown away! Students are not allowed to refuse anything, even stuff they know they will not eat, so it just gets tossed.

Where are the environmentalists???? You know the carbon footprint of food that is not eaten? What a horrible habit to have our children get into!


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Reply 4 - Posted by: bedub, 10/3/2012 1:57:07 AM     (No. 8905946)

I think the Sidwell Friends School should implement the same menu. Sasha and Malia should learn to eat correctly, too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/3/2012 2:17:57 AM     (No. 8905953)

The USDA should make all the frozen dinners sold at the super markets. A nutritious meal of two veggies and two ounces of meat.

The new dinners would be yummy and delicious. And the industry would be more efficient too, only one brand would be needed, and one standard box, no advertising.

Then stop the sale of fresh meat. Consumers might eat the wrong kinds or too much.

A standard production for other food types can gradually follow.

e.g. look at all the flavors and brands of pop tarts offered. One would suffice.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 10/3/2012 2:18:21 AM     (No. 8905954)

I love it too.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: country boy, 10/3/2012 4:23:59 AM     (No. 8905988)

Why is the multi-billion dollar Food Stamp program still buying boatloads of junk food for the 47% if taxpayers' kids can't even eat a full meal?



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/3/2012 4:43:46 AM     (No. 8905997)

Since when are limousine liberals bound by the rules they impose on everybody else. This isn't even about food but kids looking at the government as their substitute parent. This is massive brainwashing for when they become voting age.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/3/2012 6:04:35 AM     (No. 8906020)

Telling the public what they can and cannot eat is called incremental socialism or communism. Only the elites will be left to eat what they want - just like the Politoboro.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bogeegolf, 10/3/2012 9:05:41 AM     (No. 8906279)

At my sisters school unopened string cheese, completely sealed in plastic, must be thrown away if the kids don't eat it . Also unopened milk. Tons of this and other food is thrown away every day. The staff is starting to retrieve some of the unopened stuff for themselves.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: doctor P, 10/3/2012 10:31:51 AM     (No. 8906499)

Certainly a new twist on the adage that "laws are only for the LITTLE people"

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Reply 12 - Posted by: booneboy, 10/3/2012 1:03:41 PM     (No. 8906890)

My question is, "How did this law pass in a Republican controlled House?" Why are Republican congressmen getting all upset when it could not become law unless they passed it and sent it to the Democrat Senate. Huh?????

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