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Review and Comment on the new School Lunch regulations

January 18, 2011
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Youth volunteers from the Hunger Coalition (Atlanta, GA)

 

Last week the US Department of Agriculture proposed some revisions to President Obama’s upgrade of the federal program that runs public school lunches throughout the country. Now through April 13th, 2011 you can review the policy and register your comments online here or via letter. For a before and after comparison of the food which has historically been served and what will be served check out this chart. Deborah Kotz of the Boston Globe explains her critique of the program here and Ed Bruske of Grist explains here that while most of the changes are positive, they fail to reel in children’s sugar intake.

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