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School Food Nutrition

Should School Lunch be Free for All? Janet Poppendieck Thinks So

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Regina Weiss

Making school meals universally available and free for every child would not only offer a great moral good but would also offer a very smart, economical and efficient investment.

Targeting Junk-Food-Filled Vending Machines In Schools

Oz Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Oz Garcia

Children will adapt to what they are given. Put a junk food-filled vending machine in front of a child and more than likely he will dial for Doritos.

Note to Parents: Get Pissed!

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Annie Spiegelman

At Marin Academy, a high school in San Rafael, California, the county's private school kids were eating what we all should be eating: organic, locally grown, whole foods with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in their school lunches.

7 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Child Nutrition Now

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael F. Jacobson

Child nutrition may not have the political cachet of some of the big ticket items on Congress' plate, but here are seven reasons why this bill should be a top priority for congressional action.