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School 244 in Flushing, Queens, becomes first public school in nation to serve only vegetarian meals
New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | Corinne Lestch and Ben Chapman

Posted on 05/01/2013 2:10:49 PM PDT by Lonely Bull

NEW YORKA New York City public elementary school has adopted an all-vegetarian menu, serving kids tofu wraps and veggie chili.

Public School 244 is the first public school in the city to go all-veggie. The animal-welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it might be the first all-veggie public elementary school in the nation.

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott says he's proud of the "trailblazing" school. He ate the new food with children on Tuesday.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: first; flushing; meals; nation; newyork; newyorkcity; nyc; ps244; pubilcschool; public; publicschool; publicschool244; queens; school; school244; vegetarian

1 posted on 05/01/2013 2:10:49 PM PDT by Lonely Bull
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To: Lonely Bull

Indoctrination by any other name.


2 posted on 05/01/2013 2:11:41 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Lonely Bull

All hail his imperious excellency, Benito Bloomberg, blessed be his name... Blaaaaaah


3 posted on 05/01/2013 2:12:32 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it ore leave, and visiting Niagra Fallsmay be too late.)
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To: Lonely Bull

It aint real government school without “mystery meat!”.


4 posted on 05/01/2013 2:13:06 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: Lonely Bull

Those kids will have so much flatulence that “Flushing” is an appropriate name for the place.


5 posted on 05/01/2013 2:17:17 PM PDT by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: Lonely Bull

An all vegetarian diet is very dangerous for young children; don’t these people care? No of course not. Liberal psychopaths just always want what they want when they want it which is always now and the rest of us can drop dead for all they care.


6 posted on 05/01/2013 2:21:26 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Lonely Bull

How are they going to avoid the malnutrition lawsuits? Are they going to hand out vitamin supplements with every meal? If they do, will they expell students for handing them to eachother like they do with aspirin?


7 posted on 05/01/2013 2:23:31 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: faithhopecharity

Let’s hear it for “pink slime”.


8 posted on 05/01/2013 2:25:00 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: jmaroneps37

A vegetarian diet for any high school kid on a sports team (volleyball to football)....won’t work, and the kid will have to sneak either peanut butter or ham sandwiches into his locker to survive.

My personal bet is that they do it for twelve months and then admit that kids are throwing out most everything.

I would also suggest that if they simply worked up a decent stew (with chicken, turkey or beef), tossed an apple onto the plate, and added a roll....it’d be enough to make most kids happy.


9 posted on 05/01/2013 2:26:00 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Lonely Bull
I'd like to have the garbage franchise there. The cans will be overflowing.

You simply cannot get B vitamins from a vegan diet. It is not healthy for humans.

10 posted on 05/01/2013 2:26:12 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: RightOnTheBorder

Easier to get the tykes accustomed to Soylent Green.


11 posted on 05/01/2013 2:26:40 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Lonely Bull

What, they’re not promoting a Mediterrean diet? Such bigotry against Italians and Greeks!


12 posted on 05/01/2013 2:28:39 PM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Lonely Bull

Tofu (and soy beans), made of soy beans, have been recommended to us gals going through “the stage” to help combat it’s side effects.

Tofu = soy beans = girly stuff.

From what I have researched, it is recommended that a gal NOT eat TOO much of it.

Once I concluded my study (on my own...no I am not a doctor), I stay as FAR away from this crap as possible.

Now they are shoving it down the throats of our little ones.

Great....just great!


13 posted on 05/01/2013 2:34:09 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: FatherofFive
B12 is the risky one. Although you don't need much since it gets recycled, you do need something, and without it you'll start to fall to pieces and go crazy and no one will want you around.

They are condemning every chil' in the school with the slightest intestinal absorption problem with mental illness and an early death.

14 posted on 05/01/2013 2:35:06 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lonely Bull
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15 posted on 05/01/2013 2:36:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RightOnTheBorder; All

Having read the whole article, and knowing something about nutrition, I would say these diets are higher in vitamins and minerals than most cafeteria diets. They are also not lacking in protein content.


16 posted on 05/01/2013 2:36:22 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: cripplecreek

LOL


17 posted on 05/01/2013 2:43:21 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Lonely Bull

Didn’t Moochelle Obama try something like this in LA?


18 posted on 05/01/2013 2:46:24 PM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: Lonely Bull
I'll bet they teach that homosexuality is just a choice, not a major, horrible health hazard....

but lets not eat those hamburgers...

19 posted on 05/01/2013 2:51:07 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Lonely Bull

Cults will cut off animal protein.

Apparently it makes people more susceptible to ideas and easier to control.


20 posted on 05/01/2013 2:55:59 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Lonely Bull

Michelle Obama’s Unsavory School Lunch Flop

http://www.creators.com/opinion/michelle-malkin/michelle-obama-s-unsavory-school-lunch-flop.html


21 posted on 05/01/2013 2:57:50 PM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: Lonely Bull
feed the little ruminants their fodder...
22 posted on 05/01/2013 3:04:34 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Lonely Bull

Soylent green. It’s people.


23 posted on 05/01/2013 3:05:08 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: jmaroneps37

Vegan Nursing Mom’s Baby Dies From Malnutrition http://www.parenting.com/blogs/show-and-tell/lauren-parentingcom/vegan-nursing-moms-baby-dies-malnutrition


24 posted on 05/01/2013 3:10:45 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: NoGrayZone
Soy has estrogen mimicing compounds. Males should not eat soy, period... that is, unless the people feeding them want them to turn into effeminate Liberals that vote Democrat.

Me thinks someone wants precicely that result.

25 posted on 05/01/2013 3:10:47 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Lonely Bull
A Freeper one posted here about how his brother who's a doctor shocks his new vegan patients by informing them that gas is a side effect of such a diet and can be quite a problem for some.

So now it's going to be who didn't pass gas in class. Those who don't will be identified as not eating the vegan meals and will be told to get with the program or else.

26 posted on 05/01/2013 3:14:20 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Lonely Bull

Is this a school where the kids largely eat kosher? It’s probably easier to just do a vegetarian than it is to try to keep a kosher kitchen. I don’t think it’s a big deal. If the kids want a ham sandwich, they can always pack a lunch from home.


27 posted on 05/01/2013 3:15:20 PM PDT by old and tired
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To: Rodamala
I also read that processed soy can be worse for a person than red meats. A few soy products can cause something similar to roid rage in some young men.
28 posted on 05/01/2013 3:18:06 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Lonely Bull

Reminds me of the movie TOUGH GUYS in which Burt Lancaster leads a riot in an old folks home demanding ...”REAL FOOD! REAL FOOD!”

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092105/


29 posted on 05/01/2013 3:21:32 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: Rodamala

Exactly. Boys can no longer be boys and girls can no longer be girls (the puberty age gets lower and lower).

Christ cannot come back quick enough. They are destroying His little innocents.


30 posted on 05/01/2013 3:22:22 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: old and tired

This area is overwhelmingly black. I am unaware of any US public schools with kosher kitchens, even in NYC.


31 posted on 05/01/2013 3:22:39 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Lonely Bull

80% of NYC public school grads cannot read. But they will know their tofu. Dear Lord, help us!


32 posted on 05/01/2013 3:23:29 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: NoGrayZone
Tofu = soy beans = girly stuff.

Soy = poison

Eat only fermented soy.

33 posted on 05/01/2013 3:31:46 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: muawiyah
B12 is the risky one.

Whenever someone tells me they are a vegan, I ask them how they get their b vitamins. So many are clueless.

34 posted on 05/01/2013 3:34:05 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: FatherofFive

You can get it from yeast ~ but if you have a problem in retaining it you need more than that ~ a daily sublingual B12 pill keeps the visions and funny stuff away!


35 posted on 05/01/2013 3:46:15 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: SMGFan
Michelle imagined black women with a heavily central African background can actually shed pounds off their butts.

They can't ~ but 40 years in USPS taught me to never even hear those conversations ~ she spent her whole life in a black family and never figured out what everybody at the post office knows whether they wanted to know or not.

36 posted on 05/01/2013 3:49:32 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lonely Bull

You thought they threw a lot of food away before they tried this stupid idea. They will need to order more dumpsters to handle the additional waste.


37 posted on 05/01/2013 3:57:07 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: 23 Everest; Morgana

I bet LA’s Roosevelt High School got more dumpsters along with their on-campus abortion clinic. After Gosnell walks, the fix might be in, he has a job at a High school waiting I guess.


38 posted on 05/01/2013 4:00:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Lonely Bull

Are the kids who bring their lunches to school going to be strip searched for contraband meat?


39 posted on 05/01/2013 4:07:01 PM PDT by Rebelbase (1929-1950's, 20+years for full recovery. How long this time?)
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To: old and tired

You misspelled “Halal”


40 posted on 05/01/2013 4:39:17 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (RIP Chrissie Amphlett.)
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To: jmaroneps37

A proper vegetarian diet is good for kids, but I wouldn’t trust a school cafeteria to provide a proper vegetarian diet.


41 posted on 05/01/2013 5:09:17 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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