On Friday First Nanny Michelle Obama conceded, in a way, that school lunches taste bad since her big push to change the dietary habits of America’s school children. But not to worry, the USDA is working on making the lunches a little more tasty, oh, yes indeed!
First lady Michelle Obama said Friday that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) was working on making school lunches “delicious” after the implementation of new school meal regulations that have drawn fire from some conservative
“I believe that that legislation is truly one of the greatest legacies that we can leave our children. Because of this act … 32 million American children are getting more of the nutrition they need to learn and grow and be successful,” Obama told workers at the USDA.
“And I do hope that it’s delicious,” she added, to laughter. “We’re working on that, yes indeed.”
Last autumn, conservative critics of the new standards — which cap meal calories at 650 for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, at 700 calories for middle school students and 850 calories for high school students — charged that the restrictions made meals unappetizing to children.
Doug Powers cautions that the same administration charged with making midday meals more palatable is the same administration that gave us Obamacare. Oh, and those dreaded “conservative critics:”