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Continued: Utah school officials explain why kids' lunches were taken, vow to never let it happen again

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  • Last update: February 5, 2014 - 1:46 PM

Some parents weren't assuaged by the report, saying it was still unclear what the payment system's problems were and who was responsible for taking away the lunches.

"It was never answered who decided this," said parent Sarah Turley, who said her child had her lunch tossed. "That accountability and responsibility has never been answered."

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  • Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, left, and Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, speak to reporters in the doorway of Uintah Elementary School before stoping in for school lunch Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Salt Lake City. A school district apologized Thursday to outraged parents after about 30 students at a Salt Lake City school had their lunches thrown out because of outstanding balances on their food accounts. Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen said the district is investigating what happened at Uintah Elementary and working to make sure it doesn't happen again. "This was a mistake. This...

  • Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen speaks to reporters in the doorway of Uintah Elementary School Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Salt Lake City. A school district apologized Thursday to outraged parents after about 30 students at a Salt Lake City school had their lunches thrown out because of outstanding balances on their food accounts. Olsen said the district is investigating what happened at Uintah Elementary and working to make sure it doesn't happen again. "This was a mistake. This was handled wrong," Olsen said during a news conference outside the school. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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