If you haven't had a bad meal on a cruise yet, you've been very lucky, or order better than I do
maybe not often but I have.
We'll have to see how the actual implementation of these changes works for Carnival ( the family menus, no table clothes, etc.). I suspect the majority of passengers will take them in stride, and much will go unnoticed.
However, for the time being, I do see them as a negative perception problem for the cruise line with experienced cruisers. With their PR
problems the last year or so, it's not something I would like if I were running the cruise line.