is pepper spray a vegetable? if it is, then it could satisfy the USDA requirements for providing a vegetable serving in our kid’s school lunches? our occupy protestors are getting their USDA suggested vegetable consumption for the day.
our majority leader republicans have classified the two tablespoons of tomato paste on a pizza as a vegetable, thus satisfying the vegetable serving requirement for children’s school lunches. the proposed requirement was 2 cups, but that adds cost to the pizzas used. the lobbyists of major food producers ConAgra and Schwans made sure that didn’t turn into law, since it would negatively impact their bottom line. the health and expanding waistlines of our children lose out to corporate profits again.
reuters says it best here [story]