Mother Fined for Not Including Crackers in Her Children’s Lunches
I’m being a bit lazy on not writing a pots myself, but this was written so well! It does scare me to think that someone might add food to my son’s meal if it seems unbalanced, afterall, it could kill him. I’ve been quite lucky that our daycare doesn’t do this. We were required though to have our doctor write a note saying the food we were providing was essential to my Little Guy’s health and that he is aware that it may be lacking certain food groups.
Anyways, any thoughts? Have you had problems with the food you send to daycare or school? I’d love to hear your input.
What is this world coming to?!
Kristen Bartkiw, a mother of two in Manitoba, Canada was fined $10 for not including Ritz Crackers in her children’s lunches! She was sent a note from her children’s daycare center telling her that the lunch she had provided for them was unbalanced and lacking in nutrition according to Canada Food Guide rules. Because of the horrendous nutritional value they deemed the lunches had, they kindly provided each child with a supplement of Ritz Crackers to make up for the deficiency.
What was in this abhorrent meal she so cruelly packed for her darling young children on that fateful morning, you ask? Home-cooked roast beef, potatoes, carrots, milk, and oranges. Shocking! See what’s missing? (Don’t worry; we didn’t either). According to the Canadian Food Guide, this meal was wholly unbalanced because it lacked grains. According to the Canadian government, a balanced meal for young…
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