'Throwing our Foodservice Dollars in the Garbage'

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'm not against getting kids healthy, but I like many other school foodservice people do not agree that it’s our lunches making kids overweight. Has anyone thought about our lack of exercise because of those “wonderful” computers, cell phones, etc.

Kids use to ride bikes and play at parks or just outside. We have offered a salad bar with many fruits and vegetables for a long time, but if kids don't like them, they won't eat them. The same goes for foods offered on our s

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