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NC preschooler’s “unhealthy” lunch replaced with cafeteria nuggets
Fox News ^ | February 14, 2012 | Ryan Sullivan

Posted on 02/14/2012 6:17:03 PM PST by annie laurie

RAEFORD, N.C. — A Hoke County preschooler was fed chicken nuggets for lunch because a state worker felt that her homemade lunch did not have enough nutritional value, according to a report by the Carolina Journal.

The West Hoke Elementary School student was in her More at Four classroom when a state agent who was inspecting lunch boxes decided that her packed lunch — which consisted of a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips — “did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines,” the Journal reports.

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The student’s mother told the Journal she received a note from the school about the incident and was charged $1.25 for the cafeteria tray, from which her daughter only ate three chicken nuggets.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: arth; nannystate; nc; northcarolina; publicschools
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Lunchbox inspectors ... coming to a school near you?
1 posted on 02/14/2012 6:17:07 PM PST by annie laurie
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To: annie laurie

Someone stole this little girls lunch, maybe they should be arrested!


2 posted on 02/14/2012 6:18:54 PM PST by BillT (If you can not stand behind our military, you might as well stand in front of them!)
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To: annie laurie

What a joke. Makes me want to vomit. Telling us what we should feed our children, going beyond that, FORCING our children to eat what they want them to.


3 posted on 02/14/2012 6:20:52 PM PST by IamCenny
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To: annie laurie
which consisted of a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips — “did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines,”

What on G-d's green Earth is wrong with a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips for lunch?

Oh man! All this crap will come down to a reckoning one day.

4 posted on 02/14/2012 6:22:47 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Do all He commands. Receive all He promises.)
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To: annie laurie

Hmm. Seems reasonable.


5 posted on 02/14/2012 6:25:05 PM PST by Downinthedixie (ABO)
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To: IamCenny
Bureaucrats take heed:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. - Thomas Jefferson
6 posted on 02/14/2012 6:25:44 PM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Oh man! All this crap will come down to a reckoning one day.

The more of this I see, the more I believe that this will be decided through armed conflict.

7 posted on 02/14/2012 6:28:50 PM PST by CASchack
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To: annie laurie

If a classmate did that he/she would be detained for “bullying!”


8 posted on 02/14/2012 6:29:42 PM PST by JimVT (Oh, the days of the Kerry dancing, Oh, the ring of the piper's tune)
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To: annie laurie

What is the total compensation package — salary plus benefits — going to the “food inspectors”?

Why can’t we see that?

Why can’t we know that?


9 posted on 02/14/2012 6:30:51 PM PST by samtheman
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To: samtheman

How do I apply for a job like that?


10 posted on 02/14/2012 6:33:14 PM PST by Downinthedixie (ABO)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

What on G-d’s green Earth is wrong with a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips for lunch?——

Nothing except it wasn't “state sanctioned" lunch....only your nanny state employer knows what's best for you , even more than your own mother....after all they think the state is your mother ...

11 posted on 02/14/2012 6:35:36 PM PST by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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To: annie laurie

Just wait till MOOCHELE and her minions are forcing your children to eat lima beans and brussel sprouts and hey now its lets move time, no time to sit and relax and just be a kid oh no, no, no, your kids don’t have the freedom to be kids they need to be healthy and strong because your going to be depending on government to guide you through your life....


12 posted on 02/14/2012 6:36:51 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (Buck You Ofama.....)
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To: annie laurie

I would have gone absolutely bonkers if they ever pulled this on me when my kids were in school.

It wouldn’t have been pretty.


13 posted on 02/14/2012 6:38:09 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“Oh man! All this crap will come down to a reckoning one day.”

I completely doubt it. The grooming of a compliant populace is nearly complete, as evidence, I present, President Barack Obama. Further evidence would be the re-election of that vile person as President.

The MSM thinks this is a good thing, and the sheeple don’t care. Those of us who would be outraged are being marginalized more and more. Evidence? The Tea Party being branded extremist.

We’re watching a free society turn communist before our very eyes. I have a sense of what the sane people in Germany felt in the late 1930s.


14 posted on 02/14/2012 6:38:49 PM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: CASchack

Exactly what I meant. When order breaks down and the rule of law is taken for naught (we’re very close now) some USDA inspector will be leaving the school grounds at room temperature. I smell it coming.


15 posted on 02/14/2012 6:40:19 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Do all He commands. Receive all He promises.)
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To: annie laurie

Home school.


16 posted on 02/14/2012 6:41:38 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: annie laurie

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2011/07/michelle-obama-burgers-and-fries-7-11-.html


17 posted on 02/14/2012 6:41:48 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: annie laurie

This is “Big Brother is Watching You” stuff and people are treating it like a dispute over the contents of a lunch. As usual, the state cracks down with regulatory overkill on the law-abiding while this does absolutely nothing to address the negligence of the school system in serving up a chicken nuggets education. But this is what first lady wants.


18 posted on 02/14/2012 6:42:06 PM PST by gusopol3
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To: Typical_Whitey
your kids don’t have the freedom to be kids they need to be healthy and strong because

"...a healthy body is a prerequisite to a healthy mind." (Artur Axmann, Reich Youth Leader. Also, Michelle Obama, National Caboose Leader)

19 posted on 02/14/2012 6:52:56 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: annie laurie

Shades of 1930’s Nazi Germany. Kids are being groomed to be compliant little servants of the upcoming dictatorship. If you have school age children in public schools, you have to “de-program” them of this crap.


20 posted on 02/14/2012 6:53:44 PM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: annie laurie
A turkey cheese sandwich, presumably on white bread w/ mayo isn't great, but could be worse. A banana is alright - it's good quality food. Apple juice may or may not be the real deal, but is likely to have too much sugar either way. Potato chips are tasty, but they are garbage food.

In the original article the pictured school lunch had the following:

A breaded patty of some sort, probably chicken - these are typically made up from rib meat, and possibly from bleached dark meat. It is essentially chicken loaf pressed into a form - a large chicken nugget. This is truly awful food, likely to be loaded with salt and fat and is really quite bad for you.

Pineapple chunks - not altogether bad, but canned pineapple packed in syrup is a dash of fiber loaded up w/ corn syrup. Minimal nutritional value.

Corn, likely canned - is again simply a load of carbs and fiber that has been stripped of any and all nutrients.

Lastly, catchup - it is what it is - tomatoes cooked down w/ spices and lots of corn syrup.

The "nutritional" school lunch pictured is at least as crappy as the one brought from home, and probably is significantly worse.

It is bad enough that our POS government doesn't care one wit about our rights as parents, but to trample those rights in order to make things worse, while using tax dollars to do it is tyrannical.

21 posted on 02/14/2012 6:55:32 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: annie laurie
Related food nazis threads:

Students Forced to Eat School Lunch to Supplement Home Made Lunch

Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets”

22 posted on 02/14/2012 6:55:45 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: metmom

Wow, check this out for the homeschool list.


23 posted on 02/14/2012 6:56:54 PM PST by agrace
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To: annie laurie

I know where turkey comes from...not so much about “nuggets”


24 posted on 02/14/2012 6:57:46 PM PST by bigbob
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To: thouworm

Thanks. I actually did a couple of searches prior to posting (one of which was a title search using “nugget”) ... and found nothing even resembling this.

Oh, well!


25 posted on 02/14/2012 7:00:08 PM PST by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: annie laurie

Since they sent a bill for the lunch tray she should respond by sending them a bill. It should cover the cost of food and for labor making the lunch (billed 1 hour minimum).

Send them a $20 charge minus the $1.25 tray fee for $18.75. This bill cannot be paid for in school lunch credits, only cash or check.


26 posted on 02/14/2012 7:01:10 PM PST by digital-olive
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To: annie laurie

So the “inspector” thinks deep fried breaded lumps that start out as an ammonia disinfected pink slaughter house reject goop is healthier than a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, potato chips, and apple juice. Calling him or her an imbecile is an insult to real imbeciles everywhere.


27 posted on 02/14/2012 7:01:10 PM PST by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: annie laurie

So the “inspector” thinks deep fried breaded lumps that start out as ammonia disinfected pink slaughter house reject goop are healthier than a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, potato chips, and apple juice. Calling him or her an imbecile is an insult to real imbeciles everywhere.


28 posted on 02/14/2012 7:02:10 PM PST by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: annie laurie

The Lunch Gestapo agent just wanted to bogart the little girl’s lunch.
Probably gets stuck eating the lunch cafeteria’s solyent green du jour, and here was a chance to pilfer some tasty real food.


29 posted on 02/14/2012 7:09:12 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: IamCenny

It’s worse than that.They are trying to force people to purchase the government/school lunch.


30 posted on 02/14/2012 7:09:12 PM PST by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: annie laurie
I advocated so strongly for my kids in school that the teachers, aides, admin. staff, and even the custodial staff at each school that my sons attended knew my name...the high school principal or vice p. would meet with me within minutes of my walking into the office. Sure seems that things have greatly deteriorated in 10 years.
31 posted on 02/14/2012 7:14:29 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: 70times7
For The Record, it was wheat bread. Don't forget that the lunch was packed with love. I think that was the element that offended the most.

I forgot to add torches to my list on another thread of things the good residents of that burg should be gathering: pitchforks, rails, tar, feathers ... and torches. The next school board meeting should be epic. Symbolically, of course; I advocate no actual harm.

32 posted on 02/14/2012 7:15:24 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Limbaugh: Tim Tebow miracle: "He had atheists praying to God that he would lose.")
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To: 70times7
It is bad enough that our POS government doesn't care one wit about our rights as parents, but to trample those rights in order to make things worse, while using tax dollars to do it is tyrannical.

Last I knew the government allowed cysts and other bad sections of meat into 'nuggets'.

33 posted on 02/14/2012 7:16:09 PM PST by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: annie laurie
Okay, the state worker "felt" it wasn't right.

I would rather have them thinking instead of feeling, but that is probably too much to ask.

WTH is going on in this country where you have government employees checking kids lunchbags?

Might be time to reload and unload and repeat until the threat is over.

34 posted on 02/14/2012 7:16:21 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: 70times7
It is bad enough that our POS government doesn't care one wit about our rights as parents, but to trample those rights in order to make things worse, while using tax dollars to do it is tyrannical.

Last I knew the government allowed cysts and other bad sections of meat into 'nuggets'.

35 posted on 02/14/2012 7:16:21 PM PST by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: annie laurie; John Semmens

John Semmens, is that you?


36 posted on 02/14/2012 7:18:13 PM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the People's Republic of Boulder)
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To: annie laurie
I only meant to add to the discussion. Can't be posted often enough, IMO.

These "trial runs/trial balloons" tend to go federal in our resident fascists' regime.

Apparently, there are state "lunch policemen," but I haven't seen what agency they belong to. Have been curious about that.

One more---from Rush:

Federal Agents Inspect Your Child's Lunch

Federal agents???

37 posted on 02/14/2012 7:21:27 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: annie laurie

These are folks who couldn’t quite make the cut for TSA.


38 posted on 02/14/2012 7:26:49 PM PST by MadJack ("Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." (Afghan proverb))
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To: annie laurie

Just another indication that communism is running rampant in America.


39 posted on 02/14/2012 7:27:15 PM PST by mtg
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To: Downinthedixie
Hmm. Seems reasonable.

What seems reasonable to you?

40 posted on 02/14/2012 7:33:07 PM PST by mtg
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To: thouworm

Don’t worry, I meant the “thanks” sincerely :)

I’m also glad to see that multiple sources are picking up the story.


41 posted on 02/14/2012 7:46:52 PM PST by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: sima_yi

Nope ... just me! :)


42 posted on 02/14/2012 7:48:53 PM PST by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: annie laurie

At the next school board meeting I would be loud and specific as to where I would put their $1.25 ... they could select the board member to receive the $1.25.


43 posted on 02/14/2012 8:45:52 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: agrace

I pinged out a similar thread about this topic. In that thread the FReepers got into a discussion of what chicken nuggets were made of and how they are made.


44 posted on 02/14/2012 8:53:54 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: annie laurie
Not to long ago the food Nazis, at my grandson's elementary school in Florida made multiple insinuations that my daughter was not properly caring for him based on the lunches she packed. He had many problems, of which they were well aware, including issues with food. She packed the few things she knew he would eat. Mostly, Crackers and cheese, raisins, pudding, beef jerky, juice and an emergency high sugar item in case he felt his blood sugar level was dangerously low. At one point, they were confiscating his energy or candy bars telling him they were forbidden. A note from the doctor and scathing letters from me seemed to resolve that problem for awhile, but they continued to harass her about the contents of his box lunches. As a young single mother, the intimidation and veiled threats of child neglect eventually got to her and she decided to sign him up for the “free’ “nutritious” lunches he was “entitled” to receive based on her income. She was always against accepting government assistance, but felt there was no choice due to the threats. Problem solved. They won. What could they say now? He collected and threw away the school lunch each day for the remaining year he attended that school. We made sure he had his emergency sugar in his bag and that he ate a good (for him) breakfast before school. He almost always had a good appetite when he got home and that made getting him to eat a good dinner easier. The school Nazis did not know this, nor did they care. They cared nothing for his welfare, they only cared that they won.
45 posted on 02/14/2012 9:05:26 PM PST by GILTN1stborn (Can you hear me now?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“What on G-d’s green Earth is wrong with a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips for lunch?”

It didn’t come from the state, that’s what. It’s all about control.


46 posted on 02/14/2012 9:49:01 PM PST by ari-freedom
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To: Netizen

“It’s worse than that.They are trying to force people to purchase the government/school lunch.”

Of course it’s about the money.


47 posted on 02/14/2012 9:53:25 PM PST by ari-freedom
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
'which consisted of a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips '

That's a pant-load healthier than some of the brown bags I carried to school, and my mother was an R.N. for 42 years, so she'd know what we were shoving down our pie holes, not to mention the nutritional value of it. Just another example of der Schwarzenführer's network of undercover, unionist brown shirts. Rotting us away from the inside out, like a malignant cancer.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

48 posted on 02/14/2012 9:55:53 PM PST by Viking2002 (Hey, Urkel. Frack THIS!)
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