The Californian reported that Menifee schools removed some beef from its cafeterias, after an animal rights group made claims that abused cows may have diseased meat...
The society claims those actions are not only cruel, but that meat from "downed cows" carries an increased risk of disease. Hallmark supplies Westland Meat Co., which processes the carcasses and supplies meat for school and other government programs.You can read the full article here...
I still don't know why schools even bother to serve food.
Years ago, I published an article here, where I reported on what some kids in my neighborhood told me, that they just throw away the fruits and vegetables that Ridgemoor Elementary serves up.
Does the school district completely recoup its spending on food service from sales? I guess I don't know that answer.
But in the midst of talking about higher property taxes to pay for more schools, and knowing that a lot of food gets thrown away in schools, I can't helping wondering if we're losing money here.