Are fewer students eating school lunches because of new nutrition standards? An analysis by the Food Research and Action Center says no.
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December 10, 2014
The proposed omnibus appropriations bill would allow for wiggle room on a few heightened nutrition standards for school meals.
December 08, 2014
Let's Move director and school lunch regulations advocate Sam Kass is leaving and Congress considers restricting the rules' application through language in a budget deal.
December 04, 2014
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November 11, 2014
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November 05, 2014
Should schools feed students even if they have a growing negative balance in their meal accounts? Should there be a national policy on handling this sensitive issue?
October 20, 2014
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September 10, 2014
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