Filed Under: Snacks

The Needs of the few Apparently Outlaw The Needs Of The Many

Because of potential liability over some students having food allergies, Fallingbrook Community Elementary School in Ontario has banned all snacks except fruits and vegetables. Lamenting the loss of her choice to feed her child whatever she wanted to, one mother said, “The school is going to have serious liabilities if my child chokes on a carrot because you’ve forced me to give her raw fruit and vegetables.” (“School’s snack ban sparks anger,” Montreal Gazette, 8/27/00)

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