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Zaleski: No food police in grandma’s kitchen

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s the time of year when the food police concentrate on kids, their eating choices and school menus. The fashionable conclusion is that American children are fat, eat too much “junk” food, and the federal school lunch makeover is inspired. An…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OUR VIEW: Stand up for our kids and support healthy school lunches

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

We’ve heard the complaints about the new school lunches.

The kids don’t like the healthier food.

The kids don’t get enough to eat.

Too much of the food is wasted.

Most recently, we learned from Mitchell school officials that more than 10 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

House OKs plugging school lunch funding hole

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota students would be guaranteed school lunches if senators agree with a House vote.
By 130-0, representatives Thursday approved pumping $3.5 million into the school lunch program.
The action came after a February report showed s…continue reading on dglobe.com

House OKs plugging school lunch funding hole

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota students would be guaranteed school lunches if senators agree with a House vote.
By 130-0, representatives Thursday approved pumping $3.5 million into the school lunch program.
The action came after a February report showed s…continue reading on dglobe.com

Flexibility at lunch: Sens. Hoeven, Heitkamp integral to enforcing changes to school lunch program

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

School lunch officials now have a little more wiggle room with calories, protein and grain services after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that temporary changes lobbied for by a group of bipartisan U.S. senators, including sponsor John H…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flexibility at lunch: Sens. Hoeven, Heitkamp integral to enforcing changes to school lunch program

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

School lunch officials now have a little more wiggle room with calories, protein and grain services after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that temporary changes lobbied for by a group of bipartisan U.S. senators, including sponsor John H…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

USDA relaxes school lunch rules after backlash

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. regulators said on Thursday they were permanently relaxing school meal rules that were designed to combat childhood obesity by reining in calories and portion sizes but aroused complaints the policies caused students to …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NOEM: Time to serve up better school lunch standards

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"391000","attributes":{"alt":"Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.","class":"media-image","height":"379","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"254"}}]]  As all parents know, no two kids are exactly al…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

VIDEO: Noem on Fox talking about her school lunch bill

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

Kristi Noem on “Fox & Friends” Monday morning talking about her Reducing Federal Mandates on School Lunch Act….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

VIDEO: Noem on Fox talking about her school lunch bill

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

Kristi Noem on “Fox & Friends” Monday morning talking about her Reducing Federal Mandates on School Lunch Act….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com