Some Texas Prisoners Lose Lunch on Weekends

October 22, 2011 Updated Oct 22, 2011 at 11:40 AM EDT

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Some Texas Prisoners Lose Lunch on Weekends

October 22, 2011 Updated Oct 22, 2011 at 11:40 AM EDT

Inmates at some Texas prisons have lost their lunches on weekends.

According to a story in the New York Times, some prisons in the state in April cut back to two meals a day on weekends for inmates -- eliminating lunch -- in order to cut food-service costs. According to the Times story, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has also replaced carton milk with powdered milk in order to trim costs.

Read the New York Times story HERE.