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Do Students Eat Like Prisoners?

DO STUDENTS EAT LIKE PRISONERS? TYPICAL SCHOOL CAFETERIA MEAL Hopefully you haven't gotten the chance to taste jailhouse cuisine, but if you're a product of the American school USDA-regulated lunches served at elementary schools are supposed to include all food groups, but many students are served highly processed, unhealthy meals. Under pressure from a growing movement for school-lunch reform, in 2010 Congress passed the Healthy, system, you probably have childhood memories of standing in line for grey mashed potatoes, half-thawed mystery meat, and slimy canned peaches. How do the trays measure up? Hunger-Free Kids Act, which seeks to make cafeteria fare more balanced and nutritious. ONE BEVERAGE TYPICAL PRISON MEAL' 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF MEAT ONE BREAD ITEM 8 OUNCES OF MILK Although prison food is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most prisons serve a standardized menu that seeks to maintain a moderate level of nutrition. 1,300 AVERAGE CALORIES SERVED TO INMATES (PER MEAL) MILK AVERAGE CALORIES 1.400 SERVED TO STUDENTS (PER MEAL) TO 1,450 1.5 TO 2 OUNCES OF MEAT 1/2 CUP OF 3/4 CUP OF STARCH VEGETABLES AVERAGE COST TO FEED A PRISONER (PER DAY) AVERAGE COST TO $2.62 S2.68 FEEDA STUDENT (PER DAY) 1/2 CUP OF VEGETABLES OR FRUIT 2009 FEDERAL BUDGET FOR PRISON FOOD $205 AVERAGE YEARLY $11 BILLION FEDERAL BUDGET FOR SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS MILLION ONE STARCH ITEM ONE BREAD ITEM Percent of school food operations that meet the recommended standard for ONE SERVING OF FRUIT OR DESSERT saturated fat in their meals: LESS THAN ONE THIRD NUTRALOAF BIOPOLITICS WORSE THAN FAST FOOD? In 2008, inmates at a Vermont prison filed a class-action lawsuit after one too many of their meals featured "nutraloaf." a mixture of whole wheat bread, non-dairy cheese, vegetables, tomato paste, powdered milk, and dry potato flakes. They argued that the food was used as punishment rather than nourishment. Chains such as McDonald's and Burger King test their ground beef five to ten times more often than the USDA tests beef sent to schools 1A state prison sample meal, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2 Elementary school sample meal, according to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Sources: Associated Content | U.S. Department of Agriculture | u.S. Department of Justice | Examiner | The National School Lunch Program A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOD AND COLUMN FIVE DO STUDENTS EAT LIKE PRISONERS? TYPICAL SCHOOL CAFETERIA MEAL Hopefully you haven't gotten the chance to taste jailhouse cuisine, but if you're a product of the American school USDA-regulated lunches served at elementary schools are supposed to include all food groups, but many students are served highly processed, unhealthy meals. Under pressure from a growing movement for school-lunch reform, in 2010 Congress passed the Healthy, system, you probably have childhood memories of standing in line for grey mashed potatoes, half-thawed mystery meat, and slimy canned peaches. How do the trays measure up? Hunger-Free Kids Act, which seeks to make cafeteria fare more balanced and nutritious. ONE BEVERAGE TYPICAL PRISON MEAL' 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF MEAT ONE BREAD ITEM 8 OUNCES OF MILK Although prison food is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most prisons serve a standardized menu that seeks to maintain a moderate level of nutrition. 1,300 AVERAGE CALORIES SERVED TO INMATES (PER MEAL) MILK AVERAGE CALORIES 1.400 SERVED TO STUDENTS (PER MEAL) TO 1,450 1.5 TO 2 OUNCES OF MEAT 1/2 CUP OF 3/4 CUP OF STARCH VEGETABLES AVERAGE COST TO FEED A PRISONER (PER DAY) AVERAGE COST TO $2.62 S2.68 FEEDA STUDENT (PER DAY) 1/2 CUP OF VEGETABLES OR FRUIT 2009 FEDERAL BUDGET FOR PRISON FOOD $205 AVERAGE YEARLY $11 BILLION FEDERAL BUDGET FOR SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS MILLION ONE STARCH ITEM ONE BREAD ITEM Percent of school food operations that meet the recommended standard for ONE SERVING OF FRUIT OR DESSERT saturated fat in their meals: LESS THAN ONE THIRD NUTRALOAF BIOPOLITICS WORSE THAN FAST FOOD? In 2008, inmates at a Vermont prison filed a class-action lawsuit after one too many of their meals featured "nutraloaf." a mixture of whole wheat bread, non-dairy cheese, vegetables, tomato paste, powdered milk, and dry potato flakes. They argued that the food was used as punishment rather than nourishment. Chains such as McDonald's and Burger King test their ground beef five to ten times more often than the USDA tests beef sent to schools 1A state prison sample meal, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2 Elementary school sample meal, according to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Sources: Associated Content | U.S. Department of Agriculture | u.S. Department of Justice | Examiner | The National School Lunch Program A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOD AND COLUMN FIVE DO STUDENTS EAT LIKE PRISONERS? TYPICAL SCHOOL CAFETERIA MEAL Hopefully you haven't gotten the chance to taste jailhouse cuisine, but if you're a product of the American school USDA-regulated lunches served at elementary schools are supposed to include all food groups, but many students are served highly processed, unhealthy meals. Under pressure from a growing movement for school-lunch reform, in 2010 Congress passed the Healthy, system, you probably have childhood memories of standing in line for grey mashed potatoes, half-thawed mystery meat, and slimy canned peaches. How do the trays measure up? Hunger-Free Kids Act, which seeks to make cafeteria fare more balanced and nutritious. ONE BEVERAGE TYPICAL PRISON MEAL' 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF MEAT ONE BREAD ITEM 8 OUNCES OF MILK Although prison food is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most prisons serve a standardized menu that seeks to maintain a moderate level of nutrition. 1,300 AVERAGE CALORIES SERVED TO INMATES (PER MEAL) MILK AVERAGE CALORIES 1.400 SERVED TO STUDENTS (PER MEAL) TO 1,450 1.5 TO 2 OUNCES OF MEAT 1/2 CUP OF 3/4 CUP OF STARCH VEGETABLES AVERAGE COST TO FEED A PRISONER (PER DAY) AVERAGE COST TO $2.62 S2.68 FEEDA STUDENT (PER DAY) 1/2 CUP OF VEGETABLES OR FRUIT 2009 FEDERAL BUDGET FOR PRISON FOOD $205 AVERAGE YEARLY $11 BILLION FEDERAL BUDGET FOR SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS MILLION ONE STARCH ITEM ONE BREAD ITEM Percent of school food operations that meet the recommended standard for ONE SERVING OF FRUIT OR DESSERT saturated fat in their meals: LESS THAN ONE THIRD NUTRALOAF BIOPOLITICS WORSE THAN FAST FOOD? In 2008, inmates at a Vermont prison filed a class-action lawsuit after one too many of their meals featured "nutraloaf." a mixture of whole wheat bread, non-dairy cheese, vegetables, tomato paste, powdered milk, and dry potato flakes. They argued that the food was used as punishment rather than nourishment. Chains such as McDonald's and Burger King test their ground beef five to ten times more often than the USDA tests beef sent to schools 1A state prison sample meal, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2 Elementary school sample meal, according to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Sources: Associated Content | U.S. Department of Agriculture | u.S. Department of Justice | Examiner | The National School Lunch Program A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOD AND COLUMN FIVE DO STUDENTS EAT LIKE PRISONERS? TYPICAL SCHOOL CAFETERIA MEAL Hopefully you haven't gotten the chance to taste jailhouse cuisine, but if you're a product of the American school USDA-regulated lunches served at elementary schools are supposed to include all food groups, but many students are served highly processed, unhealthy meals. Under pressure from a growing movement for school-lunch reform, in 2010 Congress passed the Healthy, system, you probably have childhood memories of standing in line for grey mashed potatoes, half-thawed mystery meat, and slimy canned peaches. How do the trays measure up? Hunger-Free Kids Act, which seeks to make cafeteria fare more balanced and nutritious. ONE BEVERAGE TYPICAL PRISON MEAL' 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF MEAT ONE BREAD ITEM 8 OUNCES OF MILK Although prison food is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most prisons serve a standardized menu that seeks to maintain a moderate level of nutrition. 1,300 AVERAGE CALORIES SERVED TO INMATES (PER MEAL) MILK AVERAGE CALORIES 1.400 SERVED TO STUDENTS (PER MEAL) TO 1,450 1.5 TO 2 OUNCES OF MEAT 1/2 CUP OF 3/4 CUP OF STARCH VEGETABLES AVERAGE COST TO FEED A PRISONER (PER DAY) AVERAGE COST TO $2.62 S2.68 FEEDA STUDENT (PER DAY) 1/2 CUP OF VEGETABLES OR FRUIT 2009 FEDERAL BUDGET FOR PRISON FOOD $205 AVERAGE YEARLY $11 BILLION FEDERAL BUDGET FOR SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS MILLION ONE STARCH ITEM ONE BREAD ITEM Percent of school food operations that meet the recommended standard for ONE SERVING OF FRUIT OR DESSERT saturated fat in their meals: LESS THAN ONE THIRD NUTRALOAF BIOPOLITICS WORSE THAN FAST FOOD? In 2008, inmates at a Vermont prison filed a class-action lawsuit after one too many of their meals featured "nutraloaf." a mixture of whole wheat bread, non-dairy cheese, vegetables, tomato paste, powdered milk, and dry potato flakes. They argued that the food was used as punishment rather than nourishment. Chains such as McDonald's and Burger King test their ground beef five to ten times more often than the USDA tests beef sent to schools 1A state prison sample meal, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2 Elementary school sample meal, according to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Sources: Associated Content | U.S. Department of Agriculture | u.S. Department of Justice | Examiner | The National School Lunch Program A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOD AND COLUMN FIVE DO STUDENTS EAT LIKE PRISONERS? TYPICAL SCHOOL CAFETERIA MEAL Hopefully you haven't gotten the chance to taste jailhouse cuisine, but if you're a product of the American school USDA-regulated lunches served at elementary schools are supposed to include all food groups, but many students are served highly processed, unhealthy meals. Under pressure from a growing movement for school-lunch reform, in 2010 Congress passed the Healthy, system, you probably have childhood memories of standing in line for grey mashed potatoes, half-thawed mystery meat, and slimy canned peaches. How do the trays measure up? Hunger-Free Kids Act, which seeks to make cafeteria fare more balanced and nutritious. ONE BEVERAGE TYPICAL PRISON MEAL' 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF MEAT ONE BREAD ITEM 8 OUNCES OF MILK Although prison food is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most prisons serve a standardized menu that seeks to maintain a moderate level of nutrition. 1,300 AVERAGE CALORIES SERVED TO INMATES (PER MEAL) MILK AVERAGE CALORIES 1.400 SERVED TO STUDENTS (PER MEAL) TO 1,450 1.5 TO 2 OUNCES OF MEAT 1/2 CUP OF 3/4 CUP OF STARCH VEGETABLES AVERAGE COST TO FEED A PRISONER (PER DAY) AVERAGE COST TO $2.62 S2.68 FEEDA STUDENT (PER DAY) 1/2 CUP OF VEGETABLES OR FRUIT 2009 FEDERAL BUDGET FOR PRISON FOOD $205 AVERAGE YEARLY $11 BILLION FEDERAL BUDGET FOR SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS MILLION ONE STARCH ITEM ONE BREAD ITEM Percent of school food operations that meet the recommended standard for ONE SERVING OF FRUIT OR DESSERT saturated fat in their meals: LESS THAN ONE THIRD NUTRALOAF BIOPOLITICS WORSE THAN FAST FOOD? In 2008, inmates at a Vermont prison filed a class-action lawsuit after one too many of their meals featured "nutraloaf." a mixture of whole wheat bread, non-dairy cheese, vegetables, tomato paste, powdered milk, and dry potato flakes. They argued that the food was used as punishment rather than nourishment. Chains such as McDonald's and Burger King test their ground beef five to ten times more often than the USDA tests beef sent to schools 1A state prison sample meal, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2 Elementary school sample meal, according to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Sources: Associated Content | U.S. Department of Agriculture | u.S. Department of Justice | Examiner | The National School Lunch Program A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOD AND COLUMN FIVE DO STUDENTS EAT LIKE PRISONERS? TYPICAL SCHOOL CAFETERIA MEAL Hopefully you haven't gotten the chance to taste jailhouse cuisine, but if you're a product of the American school USDA-regulated lunches served at elementary schools are supposed to include all food groups, but many students are served highly processed, unhealthy meals. Under pressure from a growing movement for school-lunch reform, in 2010 Congress passed the Healthy, system, you probably have childhood memories of standing in line for grey mashed potatoes, half-thawed mystery meat, and slimy canned peaches. How do the trays measure up? Hunger-Free Kids Act, which seeks to make cafeteria fare more balanced and nutritious. ONE BEVERAGE TYPICAL PRISON MEAL' 3 TO 4 OUNCES OF MEAT ONE BREAD ITEM 8 OUNCES OF MILK Although prison food is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, most prisons serve a standardized menu that seeks to maintain a moderate level of nutrition. 1,300 AVERAGE CALORIES SERVED TO INMATES (PER MEAL) MILK AVERAGE CALORIES 1.400 SERVED TO STUDENTS (PER MEAL) TO 1,450 1.5 TO 2 OUNCES OF MEAT 1/2 CUP OF 3/4 CUP OF STARCH VEGETABLES AVERAGE COST TO FEED A PRISONER (PER DAY) AVERAGE COST TO $2.62 S2.68 FEEDA STUDENT (PER DAY) 1/2 CUP OF VEGETABLES OR FRUIT 2009 FEDERAL BUDGET FOR PRISON FOOD $205 AVERAGE YEARLY $11 BILLION FEDERAL BUDGET FOR SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS MILLION ONE STARCH ITEM ONE BREAD ITEM Percent of school food operations that meet the recommended standard for ONE SERVING OF FRUIT OR DESSERT saturated fat in their meals: LESS THAN ONE THIRD NUTRALOAF BIOPOLITICS WORSE THAN FAST FOOD? In 2008, inmates at a Vermont prison filed a class-action lawsuit after one too many of their meals featured "nutraloaf." a mixture of whole wheat bread, non-dairy cheese, vegetables, tomato paste, powdered milk, and dry potato flakes. They argued that the food was used as punishment rather than nourishment. Chains such as McDonald's and Burger King test their ground beef five to ten times more often than the USDA tests beef sent to schools 1A state prison sample meal, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2 Elementary school sample meal, according to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Sources: Associated Content | U.S. Department of Agriculture | u.S. Department of Justice | Examiner | The National School Lunch Program A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOD AND COLUMN FIVE

Do Students Eat Like Prisoners?

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