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So Im guessing that the purpose here is to not improve the standards, but to lower the standards so everyone is living equally in mediocrity. You just cant make this stuff up! lol.

Lunch lady slammed for food that is 'too good'

Published: 6 Oct 12 15:04 CET | Double click on a word to get a translation

A talented head cook at a school in central Sweden has been told to stop baking fresh bread and to cut back on her wide-ranging veggie buffets because it was unfair that students at other schools didn't have access to the unusually tasty offerings.

Annika Eriksson, a lunch lady at school in Falun, was told that her cooking is just too good.

Pupils at the school have become accustomed to feasting on newly baked bread and an assortment of 15 vegetables at lunchtime, but now the good times are over.

The municipality has ordered Eriksson to bring it down a notch since other schools do not receive the same calibre of food - and that is "unfair".

Moreover, the food on offer at the school doesn't comply with the directives of a local healthy diet scheme which was initiated in 2011, according to the municipality.

"A menu has been developed... It is about making a collective effort on quality, to improve school meals overall and to try and ensure everyone does the same," Katarina Lindberg, head of the unit responsible for the school diet scheme, told the local Falukuriren newspaper.

However, Lindberg was not aware of Eriksson's extraordinary culinary efforts and how the decision to force her to cut back had prompted outrage among students and parents.

"It has been claimed that we have been spoiled and that it's about time we do as everyone else," Eriksson said.

She insisted, however, that her creative cooking has not added to the municipality's expenses.

"I have not had any complaints," she told the paper.

Eriksson added that she sees it as her job to ensure that the pupils are offered several alternatives at meal times.

The food on offer does not always suit all pupils, she explained, and therefore she makes sure there are plenty of vegetables to choose from as well as proteins in the form of chicken, shrimp, or beef patties.

From now on, the school's vegetable buffet will be halved in size and Eriksson's handmade loafs will be replaced with store-bought bread.

Her traditional Easter and Christmas smörgåsbords may also be under threat.

Parents and pupils alike find the municipality's orders distasteful.

Fourth-graders at the school have even launched a petition in protest against the decision to put a lid on Eriksson's passion for cooking.

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I just remembered this happened when I was in HS, though the menu wasnt so varied. There was a culinary school on campus that made some badass stuff, but they were gone by sophomore maybe junior year. Pizza went from the size of a personal to Elios is the one I specifically remembered.

My parents liked me so they often supplied me with a lunch. Probably the crazy hippie revolutionaries in them...

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After the 3rd grade episode of Baby Crusher trying to eat the other children after still being hungry after eating 3 lunches we now pack his lunch. The world thanks us.

Get him to eat the lunch lady, that should curb his appetite.

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So Im guessing that the purpose here is to not improve the standards, but to lower the standards so everyone is living equally in mediocrity. You just cant make this stuff up! lol.

Yep. That is exactly right. Everyone is entitled to the same slop, and if we cant give everyone delicious slop, then we must lower the delicious slop to a level where no one gets less than others and nobody has their widdle feelwings hurty. Welcome to our future. This is only the first stop of Disney's New Carousel of Progress.

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