Category Archives: Children

School lunches. We thought they were getting better…

Why we must have a complete re-design of our food information system Did you see the news this week (see link below) about how some school districts are dropping their “healthier” lunch programs? Not that their “healthier” lunches were ever … Continue reading

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School Lunches. Not Great—but more good news than bad.

PS 244 in Queens—Nation’s First Vegetarian Public School This recent story has been picked up by newspapers all across the country (See links below). The good news is that there is progress being made. The bad news is that we’re … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Dairy, cow's milk | 6 Comments

Slaughterhouses. New York Times article misses the point.

Unnecessary suffering. Part of a miserable process that need not exist Over a four-day span last week, I spoke to several hundred sixth graders at a middle school in New London, CT. (See links below for details). Prior to the … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Suffering of Animals, Sustainability | 18 Comments