This story is a few weeks old but too juicy (the opposite of over-cooked and dry) not to post. It seems that no one believed Zachary Maxwell when he pointed out a depressing difference between the “delicious meals, full of whole grains and fresh vegetables, some even designed by celebrity chefs” on his lunchroom menu and what was actually showing up on his plate. So he snuck a video camera into school and gathered evidence.
“When I came back home and showed them the footage, they were like, ugh!”
The resulting film “Yuck: A 4th Grader’s Short Documentary About School Lunch” will be screened at the Manhattan Film Festival next month. Click here to read all the gruesome details. In the meantime, here’s a graphic from BAD FOR YOU showing how the average school lunch stacks up to what they serve in prison!