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The Hunger Games

September 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

New federal regulations bring changes to school lunches
WORTHINGTON Implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has left some area students begging for more, despite the federal statute’s best intentions to get the nation’s children eating healthier during their school days. Continue Reading

ND ag leaders want school lunch changes

September 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is calling on the federal government to revise new standards for school meals. Continue Reading

School lunches to have more veggies, whole grains

January 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are expected to announce Wednesday that most school meals, including pizza, will have less sodium, more whole grains and more fruits and vegetables as sides. Continue Reading

Cafeteria makeover is planned as obesity fears rise

January 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON School cafeterias would have to hold the fries and serve kids more whole grains, fruits and vegetables under the government’s plans for the first major nutritional overhaul of students’ meals in 15 years.
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Farm-to-school program gets kids eating healthy foods

September 19, 2010 in INFORUM

Six-year-old Ethan Kuhnhenn looked at the food his school lunch ladies handed him with skepticism.
Holding it as far away as he could, he debated whether to try the foreign orange object.
“Just try it,” one of the ladies instructed. Continue Reading