Bloomberg banned food donations to homeless shelters


By zzyzzx   Follow   Fri, 9 Nov 2012, 12:31pm   656 views   7 comments
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http://now.msn.com/hard-to-swallow-bloomberg-bans-food-donations-to-homeless-shelters

Mayor Michael Bloomberg in March instituted a ban on food donations to homeless shelters. No, not because of food contamination, but because the city can’t properly assess salt, fat and fiber in donated food and thereby ensure starving people are getting the optimal levels of nutrition.

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  1. FortWayne


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    1   12:34pm Fri 9 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)  

    "CORRECTION: This story was corrected to show the decision by the Bloomberg administration occurred in March."

    Old story, that was way before the hurricane.

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    2   12:37pm Fri 9 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike   Protected  

    Bloomberg is an out of touch despot, what else is new?

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    3   1:04pm Fri 9 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)  

    Who needs fiber with an ego like that.

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    4   1:53pm Sat 10 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)   Protected  

    It's more important to have healthy(ish) food sometimes than to have any food all the time.

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    5   2:37pm Sat 10 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (1)  

    makes it hard to explain why we see "EBT taken here" at the fast food places and not at the health food places.

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    6   3:18pm Sat 10 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

    Bap33 says

    we see "EBT taken here" at the fast food places

    EBT isn't taken at any restaurants.

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    7   3:24pm Sat 10 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (1)  

    you must not live in mexifornia, I assure you that EBT is taken at fastfood joints here.

    http://www.chacha.com/question/what-fast-food-place-takes-ebt-food-stamps-in-southern-california

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