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CPS serves up Fruit Loops and Doughnuts.

November 5, 2009

While I’m looking for my Kashi waffle and stolen peanut butter, the CPS is serving kids Fruit Loops and doughnuts for breakfast.

The 10-year-old boy sat grinning at the colorful cellophane wrappers piled in front of him.

Moments earlier they’d held three warm doughnuts. Now the treats were in the fifth-grader’s belly — along with 600 calories, 18 grams of fat and 36 grams of sugar.

Sure, these reduced-fat doughnuts were nutritionally fortified, but they were still doughnuts, and along with a cup of sweet juice, they made up the Chicago public school student’s entire breakfast.

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