I’m From the Government. . .

8 Nov

.  . .and I’m here to help you.

The Squire and I have been getting bread through Panera’s “Dough-nation” program for about ten years.  This bread has been given to two different food pantries, who give it to people in need in Harford County.

This afternoon we received a phone call from one organization, saying a government inspector had come to their place this morning and told them to cease and desist. All bread given out must be in bags (which it is) and labeled with the ingredients – which Artisan bread never is. The Gummit says we might be open for all sorts of problems if somebody is allergic to any of the things we give out.

You know what I think? President and Mrs. Obama were instrumental in getting restaurants and bakeries to donate left over foodstuffs, as well as encouraging schools to give students nutritional meals.  All of these programs are being dismantled by a certain Tangerine Tornado who is obsessed with destroying that legacy.

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4 Responses to “I’m From the Government. . .”

  1. AJ November 9, 2017 at 1:38 am #

    Oh that’s so sad!

    • thisendoftheswamp November 9, 2017 at 2:18 pm #

      It’s not only going to affect our Pantry, but organizations such as Second Harvest, which takes unsold restaurant meals and donates them, too.

  2. spookyrach November 9, 2017 at 8:51 pm #

    That is rotten. (can the inspector be ignored?)

    • thisendoftheswamp November 9, 2017 at 10:27 pm #

      We could ignore him, but we’re talking about the Feds, here. We’ve been doing this for about 10 years and all of a sudden it’s a problem?

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