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-- schools on new set of federal rules.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack saying quote parents and schools.
Work hard to give our youngsters the opportunity to grow up healthy and strong and providing healthy options -- support their great efforts.
While we all want our children to be healthy is this really just another example of government overreach let's -- -- -- -- He has associate director at the center for educational freedom at the Cato Institute is this overreach now.
Yes sure is a really epitomizes the nanny state basically what happened is.
Long time ago state school district said.
Will take federal money for subsidized lunches.
And then over time those -- had to be more and more nutritious and other government -- you want this money.
You have to change what's in your vending machines in the big problem is kids are eating.
Lots of these healthy options but the federal government saying look we're like your parent you listen.
We -- I would imagine that most kids.
Get most of their calories for a guy outside of the home when you -- We're quite possibly you there are breakfast programs usually insurance -- There are always lunch programs and maybe they get dinner somewhere else -- get breakfast somewhere else.
Although what we are likely to see is that they're gonna supplement to a lot of the food they're supposed to be giving your school with food they actually want to eat.
Revenue -- -- -- often end up throwing away -- just don't like it you don't know what how what do I went to visit my kids' school and I was I was kind of upset that they were feed them pizza and and fatty foods for lunch I mean.
I want healthier food at this school but isn't this going to be if this program is implemented all over the country gonna cost us a lot of money.
Yeah whatsoever because there's a lot of money with the free and reduced price lunch program and they've they've totally changed the nutritional requirements last for years.
Very expensive than what we've seen their kids just start eating a lot of this.
The way that people should -- to get this the food tailored to their needs whether or for kids this.
You're gonna have little choice of what schools have freedom and one of the things they would sell themselves -- here options but here options that are nutritious.
Then we know kids -- there has to be competition not dictates.
Which just -- -- with people going you know outside to bring in food that still isn't very healthy.
I don't -- there was very yesterday down they went around what did dumpsters outside of these schools.
And they saw a lot of apples in the fiber bars and stuff like that is thrown out of kids -- -- I -- -- for being with us appreciate it.
My pleasure you got it.
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