New York City cracks down on bake sales in schools

by Walter Olson on October 12, 2009

The new regulations have home-made cherry pie white backgrounddrawn considerable negative comment from New York Times readers, and cartoonist/commentator Roz Chast doesn’t seem to hold them in very high regard either.

Only indirectly related — but also pointing up the unlikelihood of getting anything particularly tasty to eat in a Gotham public school environment Raw chicken drumsticks– it seems that raw meat is not allowed in NYC school cafeteria kitchens, because it “poses too much of a food-handling challenge” [NYT again]

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1 Greg Dwyer 10.12.09 at 10:36 am

I love the fact that they allow sales of anything in the evening. They love to promote healthy eating, so long as it doesn’t cost THEM any money.

2 GregS 10.12.09 at 6:26 pm

“…raw meat is not allowed in NYC school cafeteria kitchens, because it ‘poses too much of a food-handling challenge’ “.

So in other words, only cooked deli meats and hot dogs are healthy enough for New York schools to serve to the children.

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