Epic Backfire: Schools Selling Junk Food to Make Up for the Money They Lose on Michelle Obama’s Lunch Rules

All of the left’s grand schemes in failure and leave behind an aftermath unintended consequences:

Yet public schools sell sometimes-unhealthy snacks and fatty alternatives to balanced, government-regulated lunches for a simple reason: They earn hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to an exclusive Poughkeepsie Journal review of financial documents and menus and interviews with food service managers.

Ironically, schools need this income to fill growing holes in their food service budgets, the Journal found, as regulations require them to serve healthier — and expensive — fruits, vegetables and lower-fat foods with government-approved lunches.

Don’t worry, I’m sure they thought through the health care law much better!

(h/t Weasel Zippers)

Author: Doug Powers

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