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Bloomberg banned food donations to homeless shelters

By zzyzzx   2012 Nov 9, 4:31am   1,261 views   6 comments   watch (1)   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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1   FortWayne   426/430 = 99% civil   2012 Nov 9, 4:34am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote    

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

Old story, that was way before the hurricane.

2   TwoScoopsMcGee   1265/1265 = 100% civil   2012 Nov 9, 4:37am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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

3   Tenpoundbass   992/993 = 99% civil   2012 Nov 9, 5:04am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote    

Who needs fiber with an ego like that.

4   elliemae     2012 Nov 10, 5:53am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote    

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

5   Bap33     2012 Nov 10, 6:37am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

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

6   Bap33     2012 Nov 10, 7:24am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

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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