First they ban French Fries.
Then they say Easter eggs must now be called “Spring spheres“.
Then they ban sodas, sports drinks and sweetened ice teas.
Now, they’re going after homemade lunches!
America, when do you say “Enough is Enough” to the We-Know-Better-Than-You busybodies of the Nanny State?
H/t beloved fellow Anon.
By Liz Goodwin – Yahoo News – April 11, 2011
Students who attend Chicago’s Little Village Academy public school get nothing but nutritional tough love during their lunch period each day. The students can either eat the cafeteria food–or go hungry. Only students with allergies are allowed to bring a homemade lunch to school, the Chicago Tribune reports.
“Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school,” principal Elsa CarmonaÂ told the paper. “It’s about … the excellent quality food that they are able to serve (in the lunchroom). It’s milk versus a Coke.”
But students said they would rather bring their own lunch to school in the time-honored tradition of the brown paper bag. “They’re afraid that we’ll all bring in greasy food instead of healthy food and it won’t be as good as what they give us at school,” student Yesenia Gutierrez told the paper. “It’s really lame.”
Read rest of article HERE.