FL School Considers Cameras to Track Tossed Food
St. Louis, MO (KPLR) Cafeteria trash cans in Florida may soon be keeping tabs on your kids scraps. School board members in Lake County are considering attaching cameras to the trash cans to study what students are tossing out. This idea came around after finding out that most the fruits and vegetables on the school lunch menu ended up getting thrown away. That’s caused the district more than $75,000 in wasted food. The veggies and fresh fruit are part of the Obama administration’s policy to force schools to provide healthy produce in lunch rooms. Many parents are concerned that their kids will be taped. Others are worried about the cost. No decision has been made on the cameras yet.