ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - A New York food service company says it has fired four employees after 25 students at a Massachusetts school were denied lunches this week because their prepaid accounts ran low.
Whitsons Culinary Group spokesman Todd Shapiro said the company has "zero tolerance for any individual who leaves a child hungry."
The lunch decision had outraged parents, who said some students at a Middle School in Attleboro cried after being told they couldn't eat.
Company officials said it was a violation of their policy and apologized.
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