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New Food Guidelines Have West Hartford, [CT] Food Services In A Pickle
The Hartford Courant ^ | October 9, 2012 | JULIE STAGIS

Posted on 10/10/2012 4:44:56 AM PDT by Daffynition

WEST HARTFORD ——

The beef is there, but where's the pickle?

That's the question students at Hall High School have been asking on hamburger day in the cafeteria since the food services department made menu changes to meet new school lunch rules from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Students are "outraged over the removal of pickles and salt from the cafeteria at Hall to meet nutrition guidelines," student representative Kendall Teare told the school board last week.

(Excerpt) Read more at courant.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Food; Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bullystate; children; connecticut; ct; eatyourpeas; education; food; guidelines; hartford; health; nannystate; nutrition; obesity; publicschool; schoollunch; usda; westhartford
*Hold the pickle* in tony old West Hartford. To laugh.
1 posted on 10/10/2012 4:45:03 AM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

The country is going to HELL in a handcart, but losing salt and pickles is more important than losing freedom?


2 posted on 10/10/2012 4:50:11 AM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: Daffynition
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3 posted on 10/10/2012 4:52:58 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: a real Sheila
but losing salt and pickles is more important than losing freedom?

Losing salt and pickles IS losing freedom, in a way these students can understand.

If you deal in abstract political theory, the eyes of most folks are going to glaze over. When you can identify an issue that directly impacts someone, instead of acting the elitist, you should grasp the issue, and use it to recruit and motivate the resistance.

4 posted on 10/10/2012 4:55:18 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: Nailbiter

here is a thought, bring your own salt and pickles. I would think that a dilll round would fit easily in a pill bottle and salt packets are easily found or make your own salt shaker.


5 posted on 10/10/2012 5:02:58 AM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Daffynition

“The pickle in the middle with the mustard on top.”


6 posted on 10/10/2012 5:05:03 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: a real Sheila
The country is going to HELL in a handcart, but losing salt and pickles is more important than losing freedom?

Having Washington dictate what our kids can eat at school IS losing freedom!

7 posted on 10/10/2012 5:12:34 AM PDT by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: a real Sheila
"but losing salt and pickles is more important than losing freedom?"

By losing their salt and pickles, they LOST THEIR FREEDOM....OF CHOICE.

8 posted on 10/10/2012 5:27:57 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: NoGrayZone

The thing that irritates me is that the demonization of salt has largely been debunked. The federal guidelines haven’t caught up with the science.


9 posted on 10/10/2012 5:32:19 AM PDT by Marie ("The last time Democrats gloated this hard after a health care victory, they lost 60 House seats.")
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To: Marie

Federal guidelines will NEVER catch up. Their duty is strictly control.


10 posted on 10/10/2012 5:36:13 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

LMAO!!!! I MUST post this on my fb!


11 posted on 10/10/2012 5:37:19 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Nailbiter

My thoughts exactly. Or, an enterprising youngster could see this as a market opportunity. Load up on salt packets before leaving home in the morning then sell them for a quarter apiece outside the lunch room. Big dill pickles go for a buck each. Slice ‘em yourself.


12 posted on 10/10/2012 5:41:03 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Daffynition

“There is no free lunch”

As true now as it ever was.


13 posted on 10/10/2012 5:44:45 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: IronJack

MO will shutdown that enterprise toot suite


14 posted on 10/10/2012 5:53:50 AM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Daffynition

A “guideline” is a suggestion. This is no guideline. This is a regulation. The government has no right to do this.


15 posted on 10/10/2012 6:14:24 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism is due to a breakdown of the thinking apparatus.)
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To: Daffynition

Mark my words, we’ll see some poor student drop dead from hyponatremia before this is all over....


16 posted on 10/10/2012 6:18:26 AM PDT by Eepsy
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To: Nailbiter

If they brought their own salt and pickles, I’m sure it would be found during the lunch bag and body cavity search. How the he!! do we allow the USDA to do this?


17 posted on 10/10/2012 6:50:07 AM PDT by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, 14 of them missed work)
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To: Nailbiter

But possession of a pill bottle might get you suspended for weeks or expelled, even, unless you have the proper medical documentation, submitted in triplicate to the school administration, and approved by the school board prior to bringing the pill bottle to school; said pill bottle needing to be held under lock and key in the vault in the principal’s office.


18 posted on 10/10/2012 6:51:54 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Daffynition

I love it that the Yutes are getting a “taste” of Big Brother in the lunch room.

It will be the best instruction they ever receive in ther schooling.


19 posted on 10/10/2012 6:57:49 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Miltie, this may be the only *unintended consequence* of the new regs.

Being such a *true blue* state, I doubt if much will come from this....students and parents will roll over and play dead. I’d be very surprised if the opposite came true.


20 posted on 10/10/2012 9:56:04 AM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

LOL!$!


21 posted on 10/10/2012 9:59:28 AM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: a real Sheila

>>Quote:
“It’s important because [the students] are the ones that keep us going” <<

They are going to lose business...the only way the kids can fight back, is to boycott the cafeteria.


22 posted on 10/10/2012 10:07:22 AM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

There are many private schools that the students can attend. I can see the marketing from the competition....**Our school cafeteria serves pickles on our burgers.***


23 posted on 10/10/2012 10:10:10 AM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Daffynition; Eric Blair 2084; SheLion; Gabz; Hank Kerchief; 383rr; libertarian27; traviskicks; ...

Welcome to Bloomberg High.

Nanny State PING!


24 posted on 10/20/2012 4:57:36 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Daffynition

It will take decades to unwind this crap.


25 posted on 10/20/2012 5:28:23 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Nailbiter

Kids would probably get suspended for bringing food contraband to the school.


26 posted on 10/20/2012 7:32:51 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


27 posted on 10/20/2012 7:44:52 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: PAR35
Losing salt and pickles IS losing freedom, in a way these students can understand.

Yes and when these students become adults they will go the other way and try to FORCE people to eat pickles and salt. Of course it won't be pickles and salt but you get my drift. MYOB will not be learned.

28 posted on 10/20/2012 8:09:44 PM PDT by this_ol_patriot
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