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New Rules Aim To Rid Schools Of Junk Foods

posted on June 27, 2013 at 4:52 PM

The Federal Aviation Administration recently authorized the use of drones to fly over Oregon State University potato fields to search for unhealthy plants. Full Story

School Snacks On A Diet With New Department of Agriculture Rules

posted on February 1, 2013 at 1:01 PM

The USDA is proposing fat, calorie, sugar and sodium limits on almost all foods sold in school. Full Story

Schools Turn Their Noses Up At Lean Finely Textured Beef

posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the vast majority of states participating in... Full Story

Lawmakers delay hearing on school trans fat ban

posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:03 PM

The nation's leanest state is taking its time as it considers a proposal aimed at getting junk food out of schools. Full Story

French fry may gain spot back on school plate

posted on October 21, 2011 at 4:43 PM

The Senate threw its support behind the potato Tuesday, voting to block an Obama administration proposal to limit the vegetable on school lunch lines. Full Story

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