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Who Is the Mystery Food Monitor? (Nugget pimp may be NC 'education staff member')
Carolina Journal ^ | 2/16/12 | Rick Henderson

Posted on 02/17/2012 1:48:54 AM PST by Libloather

Who Is the Mystery Food Monitor?
No agency has said it employed the person checking preschoolers' lunch bags
By Rick Henderson
Feb. 16th, 2012

RALEIGH — Three days after a Carolina Journal report on the plight of a 4-year-old preschooler and her lunch made national headlines, the identity of the person who determined that the youngster's homemade lunch was not nutritious remains unknown.

Of the several government agencies who have been named in the controversy — the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Division of Child Development and Early Education at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Hoke County schools, and the FPG Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — none will admit that it was responsible for employing or contracting with the person who was inspecting preschoolers’ lunches at West Hoke Elementary School in late January.

In the initial story published Feb. 14, CJ Associate Editor Sara Burrows reported that a preschooler at West Hoke was notified by someone at the school that the lunch she brought from home — a turkey sandwich with cheese on white whole wheat bread, a banana, a bag of chips, and a container of apple juice — did not meet USDA guidelines for nutritious meals.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: food; foodnazis; lunchnazis; monitor; nc; schoollunches; turkey
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• USDA spokesman Bruce Alexander said the person monitoring the lunches was a “North Carolina education staff member” [sic] reviewing the facility.

Well, does he or she have a name?

1 posted on 02/17/2012 1:49:05 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather
...white whole wheat bread...

Why do we have to drag the bread's race into this?

2 posted on 02/17/2012 1:54:01 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick
It's all pink - on the inside...


3 posted on 02/17/2012 1:57:32 AM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather
Every government agency denies sending anyone there, so who is person? Could it be that this person is a illegal intruder into the school masquerading as a government agent??
4 posted on 02/17/2012 2:01:26 AM PST by rawhide
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To: Libloather

The NC ‘FBI’ needs to investigate this!


5 posted on 02/17/2012 2:02:27 AM PST by rawhide
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To: rawhide
Every government agency denies sending anyone there...

Unless I'm reading it wrong, a follow-up email from DHHS seems to suggest it is one of their employees:

Your request for public records ha been received [sic], as soon as the full report from the Consultants visit is available we will make it available to you...

6 posted on 02/17/2012 2:14:44 AM PST by csense
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To: csense
DHHS says the person monitoring the lunches was not employed by the agency. In a statement (PDF), the agency said it is not department “policy to inspect, go through or question any child about food items brought from home. The facts we have gathered confirm that no DHHS employee or contractor did this.”

Just reading they deny all involvement.

7 posted on 02/17/2012 2:27:17 AM PST by rawhide
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To: csense

And school lunch stories continue to pop! In Magadore, Ohio, near Akron, a student was told she could not eat her sub sandwich, because it was “better” than other student’s lunches, and she might embarrass them!


8 posted on 02/17/2012 2:27:36 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Libloather

Does the First Lady have an alibi?


9 posted on 02/17/2012 2:32:06 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (How bad would an Obama II administration be, without the constraints of re-election?)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Do you have a link to that story. That sounds interesting!


10 posted on 02/17/2012 2:33:30 AM PST by rawhide
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To: Libloather
Here's how I make chicken nuggets. I take

and cut them into bite sized pieces. Then I bread and fry them
11 posted on 02/17/2012 2:36:54 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: rawhide

No link. Sorry. I’ll look around for one. Was the talk of the town yesterday on WNIR Talk Radio.


12 posted on 02/17/2012 2:37:10 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Libloather

looks like pink doo doo


13 posted on 02/17/2012 2:37:46 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: rawhide
Just reading they deny all involvement.

Yeah, I know. I read the article too, but they seem to suggest, in that email, that they know something. At least that's how I read it. Either this consultant was the person, or he knows who the person is seems to be suggested. They're going to initially deny an embarrassing situation like this anyway. Try to take the sting out of the moment, if you will. Then, when they have their story choreographed for public consumption, they'll walk out a report like it's no big deal.

14 posted on 02/17/2012 2:41:40 AM PST by csense
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To: csense

Exactly correct. Everyone is trying to get their stories straight. The explanation will be given at some obscure moment and they’ll go on their way.

OR, the guilty parties will float the idea the little girl made the story up just to get someone in trouble.


15 posted on 02/17/2012 2:46:51 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32 (Obama 2011: "Let them eat peas")
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To: rawhide
"Could it be that this person is a illegal intruder into the school masquerading as a government agent??"

Great Point!!! This should scare any parant who sends a child to this place.

16 posted on 02/17/2012 2:47:23 AM PST by CapnJack
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To: rawhide
"The facts we have gathered confirm that no DHHS employee or contractor did this.”

There's a difference between a consultant and a contractor. DHHS did not say that no consultant did this. So, it sounds to me as if the problem individual would be associated with FPG Child Development Institute.

17 posted on 02/17/2012 3:03:01 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Libloather
Dumb bureaucrat bastards stirred up a s**t storm when this went national and now everybody is running for cover.

Find the jerk or jerkette, fire him/her, fire his boss, fire his boss, fire his boss, on up the line until you have no one left to fire.
The country will be better off and saving lots of money.

18 posted on 02/17/2012 3:12:11 AM PST by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: ari-freedom
Then I bread and fry them.

You can do hard time for that.

19 posted on 02/17/2012 3:22:50 AM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

...”• USDA spokesman Bruce Alexander said the person monitoring the lunches was a “North Carolina education staff member” [sic] reviewing the facility.

Well, does he or she have a name?”...

It seems that taking a look at Germany in the 1930s is kind of taboo these days, but, I believe people need to take a look. The parallels between what is coming out of our States today and Washington D.C. and their agencies is very comparable to Germany then as is the American passive response to the insanity. I am currently reading IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS: LOVE, TERROR, AND AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN HITLER’S BERLIN. This book depicts the flaws in human nature which cause people to turn their heads from evil until evil takes over.


20 posted on 02/17/2012 3:25:44 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Um the girl in questio is four and the mother was contacted to pay up for the lunch they said she had to have....


21 posted on 02/17/2012 3:25:44 AM PST by databoss
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To: Libloather

That’s nacho cheese...


22 posted on 02/17/2012 3:26:23 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Libloather.
...a preschooler at West Hoke was notified by someone at the school that the lunch she brought from home -- a turkey sandwich with cheese on white whole wheat bread, a banana, a bag of chips, and a container of apple juice -- did not meet USDA guidelines for nutritious meals.
Fire the perp, and the perp's supervisor (who may be behind the whole thing), and the entire school board, and the USDA, *and* the Obamas.


23 posted on 02/17/2012 3:35:45 AM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: The Cajun
Here's a link from Fox News Insider.

Notice this:

"And this school, we’re told, lost points this year because too many children were bringing their lunches from home and they did not meet, according to this inspector, the USDA guidelines.”

I'm betting on the following scenario:

The principal told the staff to crack down on the bag lunch situation. The staff did what the boss ordered. Now that it has gone viral no one wants to own up to the fact that it was an edict that was mindlessly passed down among the ranks. No one had the common sense to ignore it.

They're all guilty.

24 posted on 02/17/2012 3:36:16 AM PST by longjack
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
"In Magadore, Ohio, near Akron, a student was told she could not eat her sub sandwich, because it was “better” than other student’s lunches, and she might embarrass them!"

Please tell me you're kidding.........even if you aren't.

25 posted on 02/17/2012 3:40:28 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: Libloather

If no one can identify the person (and his nutritional
degree), it was probably a pedophile from DNC Central
to pick up new, fresh, young, victims for ACORN and the DNC.


26 posted on 02/17/2012 3:44:25 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: longjack

“And this school, we’re told, lost points this year because too many children were bringing their lunches from home...”

Lost points, hmmm. Makes one wonder what those points represent in dollars.


27 posted on 02/17/2012 3:55:34 AM PST by Lady Lucky ( Exposure to the Son may prevent burning.)
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To: longjack

All of us who have worked in either government or large businesses know the “CODE.” It pertains to your mandatory actions upon ANY incident or investigation.

When something happens like this, don’t volunteer any information. Don’t speak until spoken to. If possible, leave the room to evade questioning. And...the most important rule is that if you disclose anything, your job or future will be in jeopardy if you violate any of these rules.

While the “worker bees” are actively securing these rules, management is busy “getting their stories straight” in order to make anyone on a lower rung of the ladder to be absolute liars and fools if they squeal and the investigation starts to climb the chain of command.

Been there, done that.


28 posted on 02/17/2012 3:59:36 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Libloather
Sooooo nobody seems to know "who" the perp was eh?

OK, call the local cops AND the sheriff's department and report an unidentified person was apparently tampering with the child's lunch brought from home, point out the inability of the authorities to identify the perp which leads to the possibility that there was an intruder on school property masquerading as a federal or state employee.

Review security camera footage, nobody is going to tell me that school did not have some sort of surveillance at the entry and exit points, eliminate the kids that appear in that day's coverage, and start going down the list of adults that show up.

The culprit CAN be identified and then it's just a case of "name 'em, shame 'em and FIRE 'em!!"
29 posted on 02/17/2012 4:01:05 AM PST by mkjessup (Let's do to Mitt what his Irish Setter did to him while tied to the roof rack of his station wagon!)
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To: Libloather
Who Is the Mystery Food Monitor? (Nugget pimp may be NC 'education staff member')

Regardless, the people responsible need to meet the same fate as all Nazis.

30 posted on 02/17/2012 4:09:04 AM PST by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Caipirabob

There is not the slightest chance that they do not know ALL THE IDENTITIES of the people involved.


31 posted on 02/17/2012 4:16:58 AM PST by Flintlock (Photo ID for ALL VOTING. Let our dead rest in peace.)
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To: Libloather

This is outlandish! Chicken nuggets are reconstituted chicken, fried, and loaded with fat!


32 posted on 02/17/2012 4:20:31 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Libloather

In every public school in the USA, one has to register with the office upon entering the school. Someone is lying at this school. Several people, beginning with the principal, ought to be fired.


33 posted on 02/17/2012 4:23:15 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Flintlock
There is not the slightest chance that they do not know ALL THE IDENTITIES of the people involved.

Couldn't agree more.

An adult, or adults, who interacted with a four year old child at a pre-school day care center? Of course they know.

34 posted on 02/17/2012 4:47:29 AM PST by csense
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To: ari-freedom

I soak mine in buttermilk for about an hour before I flour them.


35 posted on 02/17/2012 4:54:44 AM PST by USMCWife6869
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

That story needs to go as big as this one. For some reason this one is hitting people’s hot buttons (as it should but so should $4.00 gas, guns to Mexico, etc.)


36 posted on 02/17/2012 4:57:25 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: longjack
The principal told the staff to crack down on the bag lunch situation. The staff did what the boss ordered. Now that it has gone viral no one wants to own up to the fact that it was an edict that was mindlessly passed down among the ranks. No one had the common sense to ignore it.

IOW's "stuff" flows downhill? This 4yo girl is way ahead of the curve. Normally you don't learn that until boot camp.

37 posted on 02/17/2012 5:08:11 AM PST by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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32 posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 6:20:31 AM by luvbach1: “This is outlandish! Chicken nuggets are reconstituted chicken, fried, and loaded with fat!”

Yes, and that's part of what makes this so obnoxious. Not only does the government have **NO BUSINESS** regulating what parents feed their children, but what the mom sent was healthier than what the government tried to feed to the child!

If government officials want to get into the healthy food stuff, go back and look at the work of the agricultural extension agents in the late 1800s and early 1900s, or the work of municipal health departments in promoting hygiene and sanitation in our major urban areas during the mass immmigration of the late 1800s. I don't have a huge problem with government officials educating kids and parents that it may not be a good idea to eat hamburgers and french fries five days a week — that's not the primary purpose of schools, but who wants to argue that we don't have a junk food problem with our kids? — but there's a huge difference between educating parents about healthier choices and trying to order parents what to feed their kids.

38 posted on 02/17/2012 5:09:23 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: Lady Lucky

“Lost points, hmmm. Makes one wonder what those points represent in dollars.”

DECIMAL points, and in $1.00 vs $100,000.00

;-)


39 posted on 02/17/2012 5:18:38 AM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Libloather; mickie; surfer; Bushbacker1; Chigirl 26; seekthetruth; seenenuf; Bob Ireland; ...
When the unknown government agency is identified, we have to find out how many "agents" are employed and are snooping into lunch bags across the fruited plain.

It's obvious this particular mystery spy is only one of many. I want to know how many people are holding these federal jobs, what the job descriptions are, and what the salaries and benefits are. Also if local people or college students are hired or contracted with for the snooping in local schools......or if they are DC employees flying around the country at taxpayers' expense.

There's much more to this than a lunch bag, a banana and two slices of white whole wheat bread.

I'm wondering if these "agents" are not a new layer of bureaucratic hiring......i.e. Michelle's storm troopers recently hired who are fanning out to make her food crusade look good and, by extension, further her husband's re-election campaign.

I don't think I'm too far off the beam with my speculative assumptions....something bigger than one "agent" in one school is going on and being hidden very purposefully and slickly.

But the truth will out very shortly and we'll see how widespread this lunch bag "agent" practice is.

Michelle has now assumed the reins of substantial power in her "healthy eating" crusade. She's obviously enjoying the thrill of control. It appears we're now finding out how she's wielding it with the help of an army of toadying bureaucratic minions and flying monkeys who are at her personal disposal.

From the above article, it looks like a school gets demerits in some kind of "point" system if kids bring "unhealthy" lunch bags to school. It further looks like these verboten infractions can lead to reductions in federal aid to the schools. If this is so, we're in a world of bizaare fascist micro-management and control.

Michelle's new role as Lunch Bag Czar is designed to further her husband's fascist reign. It's not as ridiculous and harmless as it may appear to many.....even though it evidently seems to be a beneficial initiative by the uneducated lumpen masses and the compliant state-controlled media.

Leni

40 posted on 02/17/2012 5:18:59 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: csense
Your request for public records ha been received [sic], as soon as the full report from the Consultants [sic again] visit is available we will make it available to you...

This must have been written by the school's English teacher.

41 posted on 02/17/2012 5:21:12 AM PST by HIDEK6
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To: Libloather
How many little children's lunches were VIOLATED before this person lost all control of objectivity/sanity?

WHO authorized/initiated this INVASION OF PRIVACY/ Constitutional VIOLATION of 4th ammendment RIGHTS?

Who or Whom???

They need to forfeit their citizenship rights for this ASSAULT on CHILDREN!

42 posted on 02/17/2012 5:23:01 AM PST by rawcatslyentist (BO Stinks! So does Mitts magic underwear!)
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To: Libloather

This person’s name should be made public.
Also their home address.


43 posted on 02/17/2012 5:26:06 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Do you have a link for that?


44 posted on 02/17/2012 5:26:20 AM PST by traderrob6
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To: rawcatslyentist

it was an illegal search...... no warrant


45 posted on 02/17/2012 5:28:12 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: rawhide

Which means that they are in it up to their eyeballs, if not deeper.


46 posted on 02/17/2012 5:29:04 AM PST by sport
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

More information on this please.


47 posted on 02/17/2012 5:30:19 AM PST by IBIAFR
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To: Lady Lucky
Makes one wonder what those points represent in dollars.

Probably a lot. I suspect that the school receives money from the state for each school lunch provided. Every bag lunch, is money lost.

This would be like the FTE (Full Time Equavalent) which determines how much money the school gets from the state, except for food not seats in chairs.

48 posted on 02/17/2012 5:34:48 AM PST by NathanR
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
OR, the guilty parties will float the idea the little girl made the story up just to get someone in trouble.

early days, but it's already HER FAULT!

A North Carolina Non-Troversy?

The TV station’s update further quotes the school district’s superintendent as saying that the child was simply instructed (it is unclear by whom, and it is unclear whether the child was first asked whether she wanted milk) to go through the lunch line to get some milk, and that the superintendent thinks “that the child became confused about what she had to do. I think the child, instead of going over and picking up the milk, I think the child, for whatever reason, thought she had to go through the line and get a school meal which, that’s not our policy.”


49 posted on 02/17/2012 5:46:16 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (Society is well governed when the people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law)
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To: mkjessup
OK, call the local cops AND the sheriff's department and report an unidentified person was apparently tampering with the child's lunch brought from home, point out the inability of the authorities to identify the perp which leads to the possibility that there was an intruder on school property masquerading as a federal or state employee.

Call Homeland Security about a possible terrorist attack, Get them doing something useful for a change.

50 posted on 02/17/2012 5:50:17 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (Society is well governed when the people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law)
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