The new healthier standards for kids lunches at public schools has come with a few mixed reviews. It turns out a lot of the kids don't like the fact that they have to eat the healthier choices, so some students are throwing out their food.
Now, many may be thinking, "but that's wasteful; if they don't like it, then they shouldn't get it." It's not that easy for students.
This year, prompted by changes in federal school-lunch rules, Central Florida students are not allowed to turn down the healthful produce, much of which can end up in the dumpster. The issue has caught the attention of Lake County school leaders who say they want staff to use surveys, or even trash cams — cameras mounted on cafeteria garbage bins — to study what's being thrown away. Click here to read more.