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In India, Mid-Day Meal Deaths Prompt Increased Scrutiny

Police in northern India this week charged a principal with murdering 23 children, who died in July after eating a school lunch contaminated with pesticide. The tragedy has prompted the government to take a second look at the country's mid-day meal program - said to be the largest such scheme in the world. It’s two o’clock in the afternoon and the courtyard outside this school is packed with students like 12-year old Rahul Bhart,i who know firsthand the importance of the chickpea and flat ...

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