Pork disappears from federal prison menus

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons, in charge of 122 federal penitentiaries with 206,000 inmates, eliminated pork from prison menus at the start of the month, says the Washington Post. A spokesman told the Post the decision was based on a survey of food preferences. “Pork has been the lowest-rated foof by inmates for several years,”… » Read More

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