Mountain View, California, where Facebook and Google are headquartered, recently put in place an ordinance that barred Facebook’s new 2,000-employee offices from including free food. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Millions of American workers likely wish that they had healthy, low-cost meals available at work. It might relieve them of the burden of planning and making lunches to bring to work or, even worse, resorting to expensive or unhealthy takeout.

However, some local leaders in San Francisco don’t like that many of the tech firms in town offer free or reduced meals to their workers. Two members of the city’s Board of Supervisors have proposed banning workplaces from including industrial-style kitchens on their premises.

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