Fairfax County Moms Push For “Real Food” In Schools, October 2011

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“What are your kids eating at school? Does their lunch food come pre-cooked in plastic bags and then warmed up in an oven? That’s how most of the hot lunches are prepared in schools these days. But two Fairfax County moms are trying to change that. “It’s a sad day when I’d rather my kids eat at McDonalds than their school’s cafeteria,” said Jocelyn Hsu, a certified nutrition educator. She’s referring to the 34 ingredients in the Fairfax County School’s hamburger. The list of ingredients can be found on a link on the FCPS website. It’s a bit difficult to read, but we could make out caramel coloring, vegetable protein, potassium chloride and copper gluconate.”

Read the whole article, Fairfax County Moms Push For “Real Food” In Schools, here.

Learn more about Aashish Bhimani’s project, Real Food For Kids, here.