Last year, I encountered the blog of Mrs. Q, a teacher who ate school lunch every day for a year and blogged about it (and worried about being fired.)
Then I read this truly horrifying post about a Happy Meal that has sat in woman's office untouched, for a year. It never rotted or got moldy or smelled, the way you would expect to. In fact, it basically looks the same, one year later.
Something is very wrong with the way many children eat in America.
And now Mrs. Q (who is really Mrs. Wu) has a book out called Fed Up with Lunch: The School Lunch Project: How One Anonymous Teacher Revealed the Truth About School Lunches --And How We Can Change Them!. Here's a radio interview and excerpt about the book