Newly proposed federal regulations aimed at the snack foods and drinks served in the nation’s schools could come with a hefty price tag.
The American Action Forum estimates the regulations, which include caps on serving sizes and calorie counts, will cost schools $127 million and require more than 926,000 hours of paperwork.
All of this just so the kids delay their first bag of Doritos for the day by a few hours. Once they realize the kids are still scarfing down the stuff at home, Michelle Obama will probably start scheduling personal finger-wagging visits.
Also, aren’t we forever being told that schools don’t have enough money to pay teachers well?