As a result of Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules, students are creating their own black markets to trade and sell salt, pepper and sugar.
This is an unintended, yet not surprising, consequence of Michelle Obama’s attempts to force students to eat healthy.
You can lead kids to the school cafeteria but you can’t make 'em eat. At lest not Michelle’s food under her Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Other problems with the “one-size-fits-all” approach to providing healthier meals to students, including fewer kids participating in the program and higher food waste. The trend started in 2012, when the school lunch law, which was championed by Mrs. Obama, went into effect.
Students have been caught bringing–and even selling–salt, pepper, and sugar in school to add taste to the bland and tasteless food.