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Bad for potlucks, folks?

  • Subject: [cg] Bad for potlucks, folks?
  • From: Jeneva Storme jenevastorme@yahoo.ca
  • Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 17:17:31 -0500 (EST)

Unfortunately, the Health Authority in Spokane has a
history of cracking down on public consumption of
home-cooked food in any context.  I remember when they
banned home-prepared food, even sandwiches, from being
provided to youth at Crosswalk, a centre to help
street kids.  The reason given was health risks from
improperly prepared food -- but these kids often have
to resort to eating out of trash bins, are they really
in danger from a couple of homemade sandwiches or a
bowl of soup?  This type of thing is a ridiculous
abuse of authority to "protect us from ourselves", and
should be fought with every bit of power at the
people's disposal.

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Greening West Broadway Coordinator
"Neighbourhood Solutions for Community Change"

West Broadway Development Corporation
640 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB  R3C 0X3
phone: 774-3534  fax: 779-2203
website: http://www.westbroadway.mb.ca

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