Bloomberg banned food donations to homeless shelters

By zzyzzx   follow   Fri, 9 Nov 2012, 4:31am PST   ↑ Like   ↓ Dislike (1)   925 views   7 comments   Watch (1)   Share   Quote  

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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FortWayne   befriend (12)   ignore (3)   Fri, 9 Nov 2012, 4:34am PST   Like   Dislike (2)     Share   Quote   Comment 1

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

Old story, that was way before the hurricane.

thunderlips11   befriend (12)   ignore (2)   Fri, 9 Nov 2012, 4:37am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 2

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

Tenpoundbass   befriend (1)   ignore (18)   Fri, 9 Nov 2012, 5:04am PST   Like   Dislike (2)     Share   Quote   Comment 3

Who needs fiber with an ego like that.

elliemae   befriend (25)   ignore (4)   Sat, 10 Nov 2012, 5:53am PST   Like   Dislike (2)     Share   Quote   Comment 4

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

Bap33   befriend (3)   ignore (6)   Sat, 10 Nov 2012, 6:37am PST   Like   Dislike (1)     Share   Quote   Comment 5

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

Dennis Baughn   befriend (0)   ignore (0)   Sat, 10 Nov 2012, 7:18am PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 6

Bap33 says

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

EBT isn't taken at any restaurants.

Bap33   befriend (3)   ignore (6)   Sat, 10 Nov 2012, 7:24am PST   Like   Dislike (1)     Share   Quote   Comment 7

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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