Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
THERE ARE THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF
FOOD BLOGS, BUT ONLY ONE CULINARY NO-
Previously on This Just In, we explored waste at school lunches. The Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project asked school nutrition professionals about the plate waste they observe and the solutions they have put in place to address this issue. Here’s what one school official had to say.
Q: What is the biggest reason that students in your district throw away food?
A: The biggest reason that students throw away food in our school is that they spend a lot of time talking and walking around looking for their friends to sit with. Also, I think that the lunch period should be extended. Ours is only 20 minutes, and it should be lengthened to 30.
— Melanie Lagasse, school cook, New Sweden Consolidated School (Maine)
The update, right here from Franklin, WI.
Very good idea.