"There were some meats with dates of 2009, 10, 11 in the freezer. Our child nutrition supervisor had the cafeteria managers look at the meat, do the tests, and see if it was OK. The decision was made to serve it," said Starnes.
Cafeteria workers have been asked to go through inventory and make sure that no expired stock is left on the shelves. So far, there have been no reports of illness.
Although the school district is working to correct the problem, Herrell says someone should be held responsible.
"We have a lot of kids that go to school, and that might be the only meal they get all day long. And it upsets me that these kids are going to school to get that meal."