'I Have Lost Money the Past Two Years'

'I Have Lost Money the Past Two Years'

We were inundated with letters responding to Eric Stoessel’s editorial last month asking school foodservice directors for their opinions on the increasingly public and political debate between the USDA and SNA on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. He wondered what the people in the trenches really thought about the tougher requirements coming this year.

I think all of the foodservice directors I know want to feed their students nutritious meals. But money is a big issue. Whole grains, fruits and vegetables cost more.

Good nutrition starts at home. I wish Mrs. Obama would have developed a program to teach parents better nutrition. Poor people cannot afford whole wheat bread. White bread is cheaper. Fruits and vegetables are expensive. Boxed macaroni and cheese is cheap. How much sodium is in that?

My nutrition program

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