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Mom speaks out after son served moldy bread at school

Posted at 12:05 AM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-25 00:05:41-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- An Island Coast High School student skipped lunch Wednesday after he received what looks like moldy bread.

And now his mom, LeAnn Kimsey is speaking out.

“I was furious. Absolutely furious,” she said.

Her son sent her cellphone video of the bread during his lunch period.

“It’s not just the fact that it’s disguising. It’s a health issue,” she said.

The Lee County School District said they’re aware of the lunch that was served at Island Coast High School and they urge any students or parents who see anything else like this, to tell a school administrator immediately.

A statement from the district said Kimsey’s son did not notify school administrators or cafeteria staff about the mold and if he did, they would’ve given him a new lunch.

But Kimsey says staff should’ve known about the bread before handing it out to her son.

“There’s no way you can tell me that those cafeteria ladies didn’t notice how moldy that bread was when they made the sandwich,” said Kimsey.

The assistant principal at Island Coast said she would follow-up on Kimsey’s concern, but Kimsey said she has another solution in mind.

“I’m going down to the school board and I’m going to have him pulled out,” she said.