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Blog posts : "school lunch"

How "Pink Slime" Surfaced/Went Viral

"Pink slime went viral thanks to a revolting name, a celebrity activist, and a think-of-the-children angle. The takedown kicked off in January when McDonald’s, at famed chef Jamie Oliver’s urging, voluntarily eliminated pink slime-loaded beef from its supply chain. Burger King and Taco Bell followed…

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Is Pizza a Veg?

Pizza--the favorite lunch item of children stuck with cafeteria food in schools. Absolutely. Is it a veggie? Of course not! Could children be served pizzas with veggies added? Yes.  Offer veggie-covered pizzas only.  (But not with broccoli. Broc does not freeze or cook ( for the second time) at all …

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