You remember, that whole campaign based on Mooch’s mission of telling your kids what they can eat has backfired, just like every other thing the Obamas get their hands on. In this case, the Fed trying to micromanage school menus left schools with hungry, miserable kids without enough protein or energy. That was in 2012. Hello 2013. This is only the beginning of idiotic and controlling Obama schemes which will be reversed, one way or the other.
A rule change by the USDA could put more food on your child’s plate at school.
Fewer attendance problems, fewer nurse visits, increased test scores and increased attention are just some of the benefits of being full, according to Susan Ellinger, the nutrition supervisor for Staunton Schools.
“When those basic needs are satisfied then other things tend to fall into place and you have fewer issues as well,” said Ellinger, as she is glad to see old USDA regulations gone.
The regulations restricted how much meat and grains schools could serve to student, leaving some kids with an empty stomach.
“It’s hard to think straight when you’re really hungry. The same with our student-athletes, it’s hard for them to perform to their full potential if they’re not being fed well during the day,” said Ellinger.
The rules now allow for larger portions of lean meat and whole grains for each child.
Ellinger said before it was hard even to write the menu…