posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:19 PM
While the legislation requires students take a fruit and vegetable, it cannot force them to eat it — and many students choose not to.
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.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:19 PM
PHOENIX (AP) - A proposal to overturn a requirement for some schools to participate in a national program providing free and low-cost meals to students is advancing to the state House after Senators approved it Thursday.
The proposal comes...
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.
posted on January 27, 2012 at 4:51 PM
The Obama administration announces changes to school lunch programs.
posted on November 18, 2011 at 9:41 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?
In an effort many 9-year-olds will cheer, Congress wants pizza and french fries to stay on school lunch lines and is fighting the Obama...
posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:07 PM
TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) - Kansas is taking aim at childhood obesity with new grants totally nearly $350,000.
The state Education Department says the money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be used to promote healthy eating and exercise...