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Child Nutrition Bill

Congress Sends Child Nutrition Bill To Obama

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — More children would eat lunches and dinners at school under legislation passed Thursday by the House and sent to the president, par...

Child Nutrition Act: 'Childhood Obesity Is a National Security Threat.'

Oz Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Oz Garcia

Childhood obesity isn't just a public health threat, it's not just an economic threat, it's a national security threat as well.

12 Key Changes The Child Nutrition Act Delivers (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.15.2011 | Education

This week President Obama signed into law the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The $4.5 billion bill aims to make school foods more nutritious and expan...

Obama Signs Child Nutrition Bill Into Law

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Thousands more children would eat lunches and dinners at school and all school food would become more nutritious under a bill Presi...

Hooray for Healthy Lunches!

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

When it comes to health and wellness initiatives, Nettelhorst, my neighborhood's public elementary school, has moved mountains.

On Behalf of Hungry Children...

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

Your support has helped us get the word out to urge Congress to ensure better nutrition for children. Every phone call, every email, every conversation made a difference.

17 Million Children Cannot Wait for Better Nutrition

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

With one in four children at risk of hunger and one in three overweight or obese, our children cannot afford to wait another year for better nutrition.

Lucia Graves

WATCH: House Republicans Stall Child Nutrition Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have temporarily blocked the $4.5 billion legislation that would expand eligibility for national school lunch programs...

Lucia Graves

House To Vote Wednesday On Child Nutrition Bill, Cuts To Food Stamps Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) were joined by other Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday in calling ...

If only children could vote. (VIDEO)

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

50 million people. According to the USDA, that's how many people are facing hunger, right here in our own communities. And more than 17 million of ...