“Weaker School Food Standards Proposed by USDA”–thanks to GOP and Trump


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Weaker School Food Standards Proposed by USDA
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Despite praising school food progress, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced plans to undermine key standards that support child nutrition. Among the changes: halting sodium reductions and serving fewer heart-healthy whole grains.

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School Kitchens: A Community Resource?
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When school’s out, the cafeteria can still serve the neighborhood. Opening school kitchens to the public can provide a space for community cooking classes or even for small businesses that lack access to commercial kitchens. Get the what, why, and how of expanding access in our new issue brief.

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Around the Web
School Lunches Are Too Short. And That’s a Problem.
Bright
Georgia Schools Await Details on Healthy Meal Standards
The Washington Times
USDA Secretary Announces Halt on School Nutrition Standards
The Christian Science Monitor
How to Stop School Lunch Shaming? Leave Kids Out of It
The Hill
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  The Pew Charitable Trusts
The Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project provides nonpartisan analysis and evidence-based recommendations on policies that affect the safety and healthfulness of school foods. The project is a collaboration between The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Learn more at www.healthyschoolfoodsnow.org.
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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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