Expired Food Given to Prisons

"'It’s been a good way to serve good food very frugally in terms of the budget,' said spokesman Richard McCarthy, relaying a conversation he had yesterday with the jail’s food-service director. 'It’s not rancid food. It’s not spoiled food.'

"But Leslie Walker, executive director of Prisoners’ Legal Services, chafed at the use by jails and prisons of out-of-date food that may be lacking in nutritional value, when many inmates do not have other sources of nourishment.

“'I think

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