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Actually, our meals are set by the state dietician and are healthier than what most of us eat regularly. In fact, I have argued that we spend too much. For example; In Washington we are required to provide 16pcs of fruit a week for each inmate. Heck, we spend over $90,000 a year on apples, in just one institution and that is at a reduced rate (because we are in apple country). You can double that in some of the more urban institutes. Not all states can get away with what Sheriff Joe is doing down in Az., by serving bologna every meal... view full thread

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