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Fed up with school lunch? Grossed-out students post pictures online


Copyright: The Daily Mail

September 20, 2013


A group called DoSomething.org has launched a website where students can post photos of the most unappetizing lunch offerings from their schools. It is called Fed Up and, like all projects taken on by the non-profit, it aims to empower young people to make positive changes in the world. Along with the pictures, grossed out teens can vent their frustration with sarcastic captions that sum up just what makes each dish so unpalatable.  Those who visit the blog-style site can approve of, or condemn each photo via Eat It or Toss It buttons. According to Farah Sheikh, who runs Fed Up, the idea for the project came from a study that sought to understand why students drop out of school. ...


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