USDA defends salsa on school lunch menu boards

August 1998
FoodService Director;08/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p28
Trade Publication
Focuses on the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) arguments to defend its decision authorizing school foodservice professionals to serve salsa as a vegetable in meals provided to children under the federally subsidized school lunch program. Comparison of the USDA's decision with its much criticized plan to designate ketchup as a vegetable during the 1980s.


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