Hold the flavor: Georgia students eating fewer school lunches

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Hold the flavor: Georgia students eating fewer school lunches
01.03.2017 by captainplanetfdn

ajc-logoPosted: December 22
By The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Since 2010, the percentage of Gwinnett County public school students who eat school lunch regularly declined from 81 to 69 percent.

School board member Louise Radloff blames Uncle Sam.

That year, Congress signed into law a White House initiative pushed by first lady Michelle Obama to make school lunch healthier called the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Many school officials, though, have complained the rules have made school lunch less tasty by reducing sodium, fats and other flavor enhancers. They want greater control over what is served to students. Read Full Article