Pittsburgh-Area High School Students Tweet About How Awful Their School…

Students at the Plum Borough School District in the Pittsburgh metro area are pissed that the price of their allegedly shitty school lunches has spiked to $2.50, and are taking full advantage of the Twitter mountaintop to yodel their displeasure in 140 characters or less. One student named Will tweeted Wednesday that… » 8/30/12 11:15pm 8/30/12 11:15pm

Survey Discovers that Making School Lunches Is Way Too Stressful

A new survey of American moms has discovered that making school lunches for the clamoring parasites that we politely call "children" can be a real pain in the ass, which is why it seems that more American dads are using their American fingers to help spread some American peanut butter over some American sliced bread… » 8/13/12 12:00pm 8/13/12 12:00pm

Adorable Lunch Blogger Will Team with Celebrity Chef to Make Better…

It's been a busy weekend for intrepid Scottish food blogger Martha Payne. First, humorless adults at Lochgilphead Primary School in western Scotland told the nine-year-old she could no longer photograph her disarmingly Euclidean school lunches because she was apparently jeopardizing the jobs of innocent lunch ladies.… » 6/17/12 3:30pm 6/17/12 3:30pm

Kids Reject L.A.'s New Healthy School Lunches, Compare Them To Dog Food

Those who say there's nothing wrong with continuing to count pizza and french fries as vegetables in school lunches often argue that if you try to feed kids healthier foods they'll refuse to eat them. The Los Angeles Unified School District's revamped lunch program seems to prove that point. Students have been… » 12/18/11 10:31pm 12/18/11 10:31pm

Lawmakers Fight To Keep School Lunches Cheap & Disgusting

Spurred by concern over childhood obesity, for the first time in 15 years the federal government has proposed changes to the school-lunch program that would make cafeteria food less gruel-like. As evidenced by their notorious love of kissing babies, politicians are extremely concerned about the well-being of American… » 11/02/11 2:25pm 11/02/11 2:25pm

Potatoes Come Under Scrutiny For Dominating Unhealthy School Lunches

Despite the fact that our nation's potato consumption is at its lowest point in 30 years — down 20% since 1996, in fact — our kids are consuming so much of the vegetable in school lunches that it's become a topic of debate in the Senate. The government would like to see potatoes in school lunches limited to only two… » 10/18/11 10:45am 10/18/11 10:45am

A Year Of Barely Edible School Lunches

Schools used to dish out putrid pasta dishes, burned french fries, and mystery meats with few complaints from parents, but the childhood obesity epidemic has drawn more attention to what kids are being served at school. For years advocates have been saying children need to have healthier lunch options, but now one… » 10/06/11 11:00am 10/06/11 11:00am