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Manitoba mom rebuked for sending kids to school with lunches that lacked Ritz Crackers
yahoo.com ^ | November 19, 2013 | Matthew Coutts

Posted on 11/25/2013 7:25:25 PM PST by grundle

If you send your child to school in Manitoba with roast beef, potatoes, carrots, an orange and some milk, you should prepare yourself for the inevitable accusations of negligence, a $10 fine and having your kids force-fed Ritz crackers to make up for your lack of parental ability.

That's right. Meat, vegetables and dairy are all fine and good. But if your kid doesn't get his or her daily intake of saturated fats and processed wheat products, you deserve a scarlet letter branded to your chest.

The health blog Weighty Matters posted recently on a Manitoba mother who received a rebuke from her child's school accusing her of sending her children to school with an "unbalanced" lunch in April 2012.

Meals that are provided to children (by either the center or parent) are required to have: 1 milk, 1 meat, 1 grain and 2 fruits/vegetable. According to licensing guidelines, the centre is required to supplement lunches that contain anything less than this," the note reads.

It adds that the lunch was supplemented with Ritz Crackers, and the parent was charged $10.

(Excerpt) Read more at ca.news.yahoo.com ...


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KEYWORDS: canada; fascism; manitoba; nutrition

1 posted on 11/25/2013 7:25:26 PM PST by grundle
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To: grundle

Good cracker....goooood cracker.


2 posted on 11/25/2013 7:27:48 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: All

many of these types of stories from Canada. they are definitely more Marxist than we are. (so far).


3 posted on 11/25/2013 7:28:26 PM PST by willywill
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To: grundle

And I would respond with a $10 million dollar suit for teaching my kid about sodomy, Islam, lesbians, the beauty of marxism under Obama and whatever else they are polluting my kids mind with.


4 posted on 11/25/2013 7:30:34 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: grundle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_W5QnO5UGk


5 posted on 11/25/2013 7:31:38 PM PST by BipolarBob
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To: grundle

Highway robbery.

Ritz crackers in not a grain. Any thing that is made from ground stuff is overly processed and considered a flour based starch.

A side of brown rice, for example, would be a grain.


6 posted on 11/25/2013 7:32:03 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: grundle
A man is not truly free until he has a government that tells him that he MUST feed Ritz Crackers to his children.

sarc/

7 posted on 11/25/2013 7:32:31 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my health insurance policy?)
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To: grundle

I’d lose my mind if somebody fed that crap to my kids.


8 posted on 11/25/2013 7:33:56 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: grundle
So she sends her children to a school that she paid for with taxes, provides that child with a lunch that she bought out of her own pocket and is fined by that school based on their idea of what her child should eat? Do I have that right?
9 posted on 11/25/2013 7:36:31 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: grundle
Put some actual wheat in the lunchbox


10 posted on 11/25/2013 7:37:15 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: grundle

Apparently, in Canadah, there are a number of situations where public “servants” need to be lined up and terminated, as encouragement for the others.


11 posted on 11/25/2013 7:41:08 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: grundle

Canadah needs to consult with Sweden.


12 posted on 11/25/2013 7:41:46 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: grundle
This too much. My health nut boss who is a vegetarian or weegan or whatever they call themselves was appalled by my lunch consisting of a bologna sandwich (with Miracle Whip on it) and a stack of Ritz crackers.
13 posted on 11/25/2013 7:43:33 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: greeneyes
Hey, I like eating Ritz crackers.

Haven't bought any in the last 5 years.

Still Living!

14 posted on 11/25/2013 7:43:39 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Inyo-Mono

I’m in favor of buttering the bread for my sandwiches (as undiverse as sandwiches are these daze).


15 posted on 11/25/2013 7:45:17 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Yes, these public servants’ publicly-funded golden pensions need to be replaced by public horse-whippings.

The “heads on pikes” treatment is reserved for their masters.


16 posted on 11/25/2013 7:53:08 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Paladin2

Try smearing some braunschwieger in there instead of butter.

Yow!


17 posted on 11/25/2013 7:54:09 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: grundle

the nutritional value of a ritz cracker is very close to zero.


18 posted on 11/25/2013 7:58:17 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: headsonpikes
"The “heads on pikes” treatment is reserved for their masters."

Washington DC could benefit from some object lessons.

That Mitch (ditch 'm) would benefit from an opportunity to get in touch with his wealth (after 30 yr at the public trough) would also be encouragement to the others.

19 posted on 11/25/2013 8:06:37 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: grundle

$10 for crackers?? How many did they give these kids????


20 posted on 11/25/2013 8:08:23 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: grundle

Need a parody of “Puttin’ On The Ritz” by Taco.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG3PnQ3tgzY

Maybe call it “Puttin’ In The Ritz.”


21 posted on 11/25/2013 8:14:58 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: grundle

Hey I’m with them on this. Long live ritz ... with the right sharp cheddar spread of course! ;-)


22 posted on 11/25/2013 8:32:29 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Paladin2
You haven't eaten any for 5 years, and yet you are still alive? If you love them, why not eat them?

They are ok, but I prefer club crackers, and I eat a few every day. I do not count them as a grain. They are starch and fat. Taste great with peanut butter. Still they are not what I call healthy nutritious food.

23 posted on 11/25/2013 8:34:51 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: greeneyes

I go for knäckebröd, with either butter or pickled herring.


24 posted on 11/25/2013 8:38:16 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: KosmicKitty
$10 for crackers?? How many did they give these kids????

schools : Ritz crackers :: hospitals : aspirin tablets

25 posted on 11/25/2013 8:40:27 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Paladin2

Not familiar with the Knac stuff, but I’d really prefer butter over the pickled herring.LOL


26 posted on 11/25/2013 9:02:19 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: greeneyes
LOL,

Fish are good for you (and for all other Vikings).

27 posted on 11/25/2013 9:04:24 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: greeneyes

“Lean Forward”


28 posted on 11/25/2013 9:05:26 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: BipolarBob

Heh heh. That was clever of you to think of that!


29 posted on 11/25/2013 9:06:57 PM PST by grundle
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To: grundle

That headline cracks me up!


30 posted on 11/25/2013 9:15:17 PM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: grundle

The ignorance is overwhelming. Saturated fat and tons of salt, just what a growing body does NOT need.

How did these awful things get on the must-have list? YOu don’t suppose for a minute, do you, that the cracker company greased palms?


31 posted on 11/25/2013 9:50:00 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Paladin2

Yes, I love tuna fish, shrimp, crab, and clam chowder. Sometimes catfish. The rest you can keep even if it is healthy.


32 posted on 11/25/2013 9:57:31 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

It must be nice to know that the “educational system” in Canada has sack lunch inspectors.


33 posted on 11/25/2013 10:27:12 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: grundle; SunkenCiv

“Ritz Crackers”? That is so impolite, so politically incorrect. They should have said, “rich white Southerners.”


34 posted on 11/26/2013 5:59:12 AM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Berosus

;’)


35 posted on 11/26/2013 6:03:08 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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