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HEALTHY HUNGER FREE KIDS ACT
More Students At Poor Schools Getting Free Meals With Federal Initiative
School Food Gets Its Close-Up -- But Is It a Fair One?
Bettina Elias Siegel
Former lawyer, freelance writer and blogger at The Lunch Tray
Districts are still
underfunded when it comes to school food, and Big Food still plays too large of a lobbying role in shaping what appears on kids' trays.
USDA To Test Greek Yogurt As Protein For School Lunches
Pass The Carrots, Pass On The Chips: America's Obsession With School Lunches
Fattest Country In The World: Are Schools To Blame For America's Obesity Epidemic?
First Lady and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack "Do Lunch" Right!
CEO, editor and columnist, www.SupermarketGuru.com
The new rule includes provisions that will also regulate all foods sold in schools, including in vending machines. This announcement may just move The First Lady's goal of reducing obesity in a generation a step closer to reality.
White House Releases "Before & After" School Lunch Menu As Bill Becomes Law
Should School Lunch be Free for All? Janet Poppendieck Thinks So
Policy analyst, writer, gardener
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.
Stick a Fork in It: Pass The Child Nutrition Act
Co-Founder and Director of Policy and Partnerships, FoodCorps
While the resulting stuffed turkey that is the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids' Act, is not perfect, it's pretty darn good.
Child Nutrition Bill: Senate Passes First Lady-Backed Legislation
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