Bipartisan legislation released on Monday by the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee could finally bring a partial end to years of aggravation over what America’s hungry children must eat in school cafeterias.
If it becomes law, the five-year bill would make dramatic changes to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, the deeply unpopular, Michelle Obama-championed 2010 legislation that restricts school lunches in taxpayer-funded schools — but not the private school first children Malia and Sasha attend.
The main features of the bill are provisions that ease stringent rules requiring school districts to purchase whole grains and delay limits on sodium, reports the Associated Press.
Under current federal law, America’s public schools must use whole grains at least 80 percent of the time if they take federal school lunch money.
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