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School Cafeterias Trading Lunch Money For Fingerprint Scans

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (CBS) – More and more schools across the country are opting for a pay-by-fingerprint system in the cafeteria to cut down on theft and speed up the lunch line. 321 more words


Cafeterias, prisons and federal food programs may soon be serving a high-mercury fish in an innocuous form

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It’s Thursday morning at the Portland Public Schools central kitchen on Riverside Street in Portland, Maine. A crew of white-coat-clad kitchen employees is preparing locally landed Acadian redfish fillets topped with oyster cracker crumbs and seasoned with Old Bay for more than 2,000 elementary school students. 496 more words


Serving the poor

Recently, in Colorado Springs, I ate lunch at Seeds, a “community restaurant” devoted to making meals affordable to all. Guests are invited to pay what they can and, if that is nothing, to volunteer for an hour. 764 more words