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This lack of oversight means that, at present, all Los Angeles and San Francisco Unified students—those who participate in the NSLP and those who do not—are consuming meat and other products that do not align with the high standards of the good food movement.
A House committee approved a controversial change to the way low-income children would qualify.
Spring is almost in full swing and summer is just around the corner. Millions of children in America can't wait for summer vacation, but for millions of poor children who rely on school meals it's a mixed blessing.
A new study shows students are choosing more fruits and vegetables thanks to the national nutrition drive.
Which country's lunch would you want to be eating?
As worrisome as the new statistics are, the solutions to the diabetes epidemic are at hand. With a plant-based diet, we could help tackle the disease once and for all.
Chinese-processed chicken can easily appear on school lunch trays, despite the USDA's initial statement to the contrary. That means we may be exposing an especially vulnerable population -- children -- to potential food safety risks.
Parents count of schools to "do right" by our children and to ensure that, just as kids learn reading and math skills that lay the foundation for later learning and success, healthy eating is taught and modeled throughout the school day as well. This is important for all kids, but especially for low-income children.
"I want guidelines set in place for all of the Dowagiac Schools. No child should be denied food EVER," Keown writes on the
The Arlington Heights district doesn't believe healthier options that adhere to the new standards will be able to compete