Healthier Lunches Coming to Schools

Rosales, John
March 2012
NEA Today;Spring2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p12
The article describes U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia to promote the January 2012 U.S. Department of Agriculture's legislation on healthier lunches in public schools. The article states that the legislation was promoted by Obama as part of her Let's Move! campaign to address childhood obesity. The legislation requires schools to offer fruits, vegetables and whole grains for meals, and requires them to control portion sizes.


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