In Los Angeles - which serves fast food to its students
In Los Angeles - which serves fast food to its students - 75% of students participate in the USDA's National School Lunch Program, which reimburses L.A. schools approximately $33 million per year, thereby subsidizing the sale of fast food to children.
Source: Christine Ahn, "Breaking Ground: The Community Food Security Movement," Backgrounder, Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy, Winter 2004, Vol. 10, No. 1.