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Lunch Monitor: What Are Kids Throwing Away?

Find out what kids are really eating in school-and what gets dumped in the trash.

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Lunch Monitor: Find out what kids are really eating in school--and what gets dumped in the trash. Students throw away more than $1.2 billion worth of food from school lunch annually, according to a new Harvard University study. And that figure doesn't even include lunches brought from home! Parents visited Francis A. Desmares Elementary School in Flemington, New Jersey, to see what goes into the garbage. Ask your kid if he ate his lunch today.