UPDATE: Barbour County Superintendent Addresses Cheese Sandwich Issue

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Update 5/6/2013

Barbour County Superintendent Dr. Joe Super said Monday that students who received cheese sandwiches for lunch at a county school Thursday will be credited for their meal.

"At this time, it's a situation that we will rectify that no more cheese sandwiches are to be served. That has been made perfectly clear to everybody," said Dr. Super.

Super said he's sorry for the situation and will make sure it never happens again.

Original story

Barbour County Superintendent Joe Super said Friday that he will look into what is being served for lunch at a county school after students complained about their lunches Thursday.

Super said that he had no further comment on the matter but said that the child nutrition specialist was out of the office Friday.

The West Virginia Department of Education said in September 2012 that thanks to the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, there would be major improvements to school lunches in the state.

According to the department of education, school meals will have:

In April, the House of Delegates approved the Feed to Achieve Act, Senate Bill 663, a measure that would provide free breakfast and lunches to public schoolchildren across the state.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

 



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