Steroidal Nannyism : NC preschooler’s ‘unhealthy’ lunch replaced with cafeteria nuggets

“When home-packed lunches do not include all of the required items, child care providers must supplement them with the missing ones.”

FOX-8 (Greensboro, NC) reports:

A Hoke County preschooler was fed chicken nuggets for lunch because a state worker felt that her homemade lunch did not have enough nutritional value, according to a report by the Carolina Journal…

Read the entire report.


  1. This approaches being a crime against humanity, worthy of Reinhard Heydrich.

    I think the agent should be charged with felony child abuse. I mean it.

  2. Obviously the home packed lunch which “consisted of a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips” did not have enough fat

  3. From the article: “which consisted of a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, apple juice and potato chips — “did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines,” the Journal reports.”

    Grain – bread
    Lean Meat
    Vegetable – Only thing this person could object to is fat content – but if low fat?
    As healthy as some of these menus put out by USDA at Look at the total fat content of Corn Chowder recommended

  4. Also, the forced use of paid services violate at least basic customer service principles if not civil and/or constitutional rights.


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