is cafeteria food healthy for todays children?

Question by Tenacious: is cafeteria food healthy for todays children?
i recently had some from a school cafeteria where i was substituting at… a simple grilled cheese sandwich.. gave me the runs all day long….. what are we feeding todays kids! poison?

Best answer:

Answer by annie
Cafeterias should be inspected like any other restaurants. I think that the quality of the food that is given at cafeterias depends where you are. I would not be surprised if some were better then others.

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