Kentucky Students to Michelle Obama: Your Food Tastes Like Puke!

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Students in one rural Kentucky county, and their parents, are not what you'd call fans of the healthy school lunches touted by First Lady Michelle Obama.

“They say it tastes like vomit,” said Harlan County Public Schools board member Myra Mosley at last week's meeting, according to The Harlan Daily Enterprise.

M.O. Lunch

New USDA meal regulations implemented under the “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010″ has long been a signature issue for the first lady.

Denizens of Harlan County aren't exactly impressed, however.

Board members claim that have received bevy of complaints that area children are "starving" at lunch and for the remainder of the school day.

Why? The food tastes like arse and there's not enough of it.

“Kids can’t learn when they’re hungry!” one parent shouted.

Jack Miniard, the district’s director of school and community nutrition, was there to explain that the healthy recipes are now required by law.

The federal government now governs both food choices and portion sizes in most American school districts including Harlan County, he said.

Under the National School Lunch Program, Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, schools must provide lunches with certain amounts of fruits, vegetables, etc.

Specific gripes involved the new bread, which students don’t want to eat because it’s brown wheat, and the new milk, which is skim or 1 percent fat.

Two percent or whole need not apply anymore. The cafeteria’s chocolate- and strawberry-flavored milk offerings are now nonfat as well, per regulations.

There’s also a calorie cap, another point of contention: 850 for high school lunches, 700 for middle schools and a mere 650 calories for elementary schools.

Students can only have one serving of meat or other protein provided by the school. However, kids can buy a second each day with their own money.

On the plus side (if you can call it that, and many residents of this county apparently would not) you can eat as many fruits and vegetables as you want.

Across the country, students and parents have expressed dissatisfaction with the federal government’s new food regime and its rules and limitations.

Some wealthier school districts are simply backing out of the National School Lunch Program, even if it means giving up a six-figure annual subsidy.

What do you think? Do the regulations go too far? Or are they necessary to combat childhood obesity and encourage healthy eating at a young age?

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Oh no! Children complain about having to eat healthy! THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!!!!
The fact that parents are decrying that the subsidized lunches their children receive are healthy and therefore the children wont eat them is very telling of the problem. If the children prefer not to eat the lunches put before them, they are free to go hungry. Most of us faced this same choice--or even worse chastisement--when growing up. Of course these parents can always pack lunches for their children and stuff them full of the fatty junk their kids demand. Or they could set a proper example and tell their children to be thankful for the food put before them and learn to eat properly. However, it is doubtful that the parents who are whining about this have any priority on proper diet for their children.

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Rural Kentucky. So the vast majority of the kids are obese marshmallows. Cause it's not fried chicken, tater tots and Hostess twinkies.

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@ Peggy

WTF could you know about Kentucky? WTF are you from? You and your Obama loving Government funded ass.

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@ Asswipe

Hahahaha.. looks like ole Asswipe here is from Kentucky. He probably had to use his government supplied typing-wand to post his chubby indignation.

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@ NeedsMoreKY

Just start screaming the N word already Asswipe. Lincoln should have let Sherman burn your whole ignorant, backwards, loser nation. You lost the Civil War because your culture and intelligence was inferior to the blue states. Squirm all you want. It's the truth. BBC lover.

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@ NeedsMoreKY

No bitch I'm not. I'm from one of those states that's self supportive unlike your government cheese eating ass. We are sick 2 shit of propping your obama loving ass up. I see your a BSB! "Blue state bitch. You poor bastards have to lock your fridge up while you go out and rob any and everything. How do you people live with yourself? Nobody wants your unemployed ass.

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So, kids can't bring their own lunches now? All the fruit and veggies you can eat? You can buy more meat/proteins if you want? Can't afford it? Not paying as it is? Then why are you complaining about a free lunch? If you don't like the regulated meals, and are able to pay for your own, then whats stopping you from being a good parent and making them a lunch to take? You didn't lose your freedom to choose. You still have a choice on what you want your kids to eat. You always did. The schools are only regulating whats being served. You don't have to buy it, and if you aren't, and are getting it free, then stop bitching. There are millions of kids in the world who'd gladly take what your precious snowflake turns down. Some of them are even here in this country.

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First, jaybird, you need your mouth washed out but as you probably live in KY that is just how you were raised. Second, it's Harlan KY, nothing more needs to be said.

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@ Dave

MF'er you couldn't even find Kentucky on a map.

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@ Dave

EXCUSE ME?!?!? (1) I am from California (Oakland, originally) but I currently live in Louisiana and (2) how I was raised growing up (back in the day and all) is none of your fucking business. Take care, dip-shit.

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More and more, Michelle Obama is such a stupid-ass bitch!!!!! And, that THG photo of her eating that food is such a lame-ass publicity stunt!!!!! Michelle needs to keep her nose out of ALL of the school lunch programs everywhere. Clueless woman.

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@ jaybird369

Jaybird thinks exclamation points are awesome!!!!!!!!! They make up for not being particularly bright!!!!!!!!!! Or well informed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!'

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@ Xii

Ha ha...you are so truly funny...N-O-T!!!!! And, whenever I use exclamation points in any of my postings, I feel very emotionally strong/passionate about something. One last thing: You don't seem too bright, yourself. Bitch.

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@ jaybird369

Jay, The government provides free lunches for poor people, and you are upset because the food is required to be healthy? If you don't like healthy food, don't eat it. No one is forcing you.

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@ jaybird369

You are wrong. She's not a bitch she's an STD infected slut.

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I'm willing to start a fund drive to help truck in all the sugar- and salt-laden crap they can manage to shovel into their gobs.

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@ Cheryl

Cheryl...your comment truly made my day!!!!! And, I totally agree with ya'!!!!! In terms of the sugar and the salt and all, come on down...the kids at school are waiting to get their GRUB ON...LOL!!!!!!

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If kids want eat unhealthy and get fat, let them!!!

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Just another way that the Obama family is trying to take away our freedom of choice.

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They're used to eating garbage.

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@ Disagree

I heard their new dog wants to make us all use Miracle Whip instead of real mayo. Thanks a lot, President Fart.

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Just look at this ugly thing and the media calls her pretty, shows what liars the media is

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