In One Eye

Tuesday, May 31, 2005
 
I'm as strident a fatophobe as anyone I know, but the childhood obesity obsession is really getting ridiculous. Although Connecticut's anti-soda and -candy bill is pretty ridiculous—see below—it appears to be nothing compared to a Georgia policy.
[T]hanks to a new school-lunch monitoring system, [parents] can check over the Internet and learn about [their children's] secret cookie ...

Three school districts in the Atlanta area last week became the first in the country to offer the parental-monitoring option as part an electronic lunch payment system called Mealpay.com. The system was created by Horizon Software International of Loganville, Ga.
Big Mother personified.