Skip to comments.Should Food Police Be Sued for Changing Your Child's Diet?
Posted on 02/22/2012 3:21:34 PM PST by stillafreemind
What if the children, whose packed lunches were forbidden, were suffering from food allergies? What if the oil that the chicken nuggets were cooked in was a no-no for that child? What if they were allergic to nightshade foods like potatoes? Finally, what if the children got sick from the school lunches? Who is responsible for making that boy or girl sick?
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No. They should be eradicated. There is no reason for free people to tolerate this. Tell the food nazis to leave. If they don't, hang them.
every lunchbag from home should have a “no trespassing” sign pasted to it.
That’s the way to fight them on this.
Get a lawyer to basically let them be aware that by requiring the child to eat what is required by the school, they are also assuming the complete liability.
When schools start thinking along the lines of liability, they may not be so enthusiastic about providing free lunches.
My kids are grown but I can tell you this, ANYONE who touched my kids lunches would not live to tell about it! Who authorized these “food police” who are they, where did they come from and why are parents letting them get away with this BS.
You're arguing the issue as if the technical merits were relevant. The point is, no bureaucrat, no matter how grandiose, outranks even the most feeble parent, barring cases of actual abuse. They work for us (sorry, I've been doing my best to fire them), not we for them.
Sued in the long run.. but in the short term, I would like to see every single parent march down and take over the school.
Why is it we TOLERATE this kind of garbage? People have become sheep. 20 years ago, teachers would have been dragged out of the school by parents for even suggesting this.
No. We should find out what foods they cannot eat- and force feed them.
I find it interesting that they make people eat a meat and a dairy at the same time.
I am quite sure there are some Jewish folk who would be PISSED about that.
I agree with you totally. People think..oh, that’s just a couple of instances..no big deal. THEN it’s happening everywhere and out of control.
Like the article said..nip in the beginning.
I can just imagine some lard-butted food cop opening a lunch bag, seeing a nice yummy salami on whole wheat sandwich and thinking, "Hmmmm... the kid probably likes chicken nuggets better anyhow, so I'll just..."
Simple answer: yes, to punishing levels, both the institution they work for, to punish the taxpayers for voting idiots in, and also individually, to the point that working off the 80K in college debt will seem like chump change for the next 40 years.
The government can be trusted to feed the children like they educate them about adult porn and fail to teach them to read and write. This little liberal project will knock them off faster.
My child has Oral Allergy Syndrome which makes him allergic to fresh fruits and vegetables. He is also allergic to many of them even in cooked form. And he is allergic to soy. They put soy in everything; check the labels, you will be astonished at what has soy in it. There are many reasons that a child might bring a packed lunch to school and many reasons why it might not fit the government’s dietary guidelines and their idea of a nutritious lunch.
The irony (for lack of a better word) is that there is no scientifically derived formulation of a healthy diet. Yet, despite any lack of scientific evidence of any optimal diet, those food nazis are all too happy to dictate how people eat, all in the name of science.
The lunch that the food nazis rejected was much healthier than fried chicken nuggets. Lower in sodium and cholesterol, too. The bottom line is, it does not matter WHAT we eat but that we all eat the SAME THING.
meat and dairy simultaneously... veal parmigiana, nachos with taco meat and sour cream and cheese smoothered in, yummy!! that being said, if someone made somoene else eat in a matter that violates their health needs or religous rules, they’d be getting a .45 in their face from me.
Yeah, I had noticed that.
I was taught that a square meal contains a sample of each food group: meat, dairy, grains/starches, fruit/vegetables. (This predates the food pyramid, and is, I think, far easier to use.) The chicken nuggets only contain two of those groups, where the kid’s lunch contained everything.
I find it sadly ironic that so many are OUTRAGED at the audacity of the government schools where they send their kids for most of the day, to be raised by strangers, taught things the parents are rarely aware of, instructed in morality and social principles that the parents my disagree with, told what is true and false, what to think about history, our country, freedom, democracy, EVERYTHING... and only now when it is diet the parents are oh-so shocked that the government would dare to undermine their authority. SURPRISE! You undermined your own authority when you sent your kids off to be raised by the government.
You are right, there are many reasons. I know a boy that would not eat while his parents were going through a nasty divorce- he really would not eat. His doctor told his mother to feed him ANYTHING he would even attempt to eat- candy, chips, you name it. When he started eating again she gradually altered his diet back to normal. So if food police had switched his lunch for a cafeteria meal they would have been going against his doctors orders.
You know what’s in those chicken nuggest they serve in schools? Not chicken ....
It is not just the chicken nuggets either- school cafeteria food in most schools is downright gross. Vegetables are so overprocessed/overcooked you can’t tell what they are, meat is unidentifiable...just gross and likely of little nutritional value either by the time it is on the tray.
Points to ponder for the food police...
Nanny State PING!
5:50 PM MST Operation #EFAD bump (different thread, check it out)
This goes beyond intrusive.
Thanks for the ping!
Heck, a million here and a million there is irrelevant!
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