(Washington Times) Blocked by the courts from banning big sodas in the Big Apple, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration has zeroed in on another target in a quest for healthier lifestyles: Meat.
Public School 244 in the Flushing section of New York's Queens borough has gone vegan — the first public school in the nation to serve only vegetarian meals for breakfast and lunch.
Cafeteria workers at Active Learning Elementary School have switched out poultry for black beans, tofu and falafel. And the New York Daily News reported the elementary eaters actually like it.
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