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School Lunches

No To Starch – USDA Changing School Nutrition Guidelines

It’s getting harder to find white potatoes in your child’s school cafeteria these days. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reducing the amount that can be served and changing other nutrition guidelines.

05/19/2011

A girl eats breakfast at school. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More DISD Students Getting ‘Breakfast In The Classroom’

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and now, thanks to a new program, more children in the Dallas Independent School District will have access to it.

05/17/2011

Cafeteria workers prepare lunches for school children. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

In Texas Schools, A Picture’s Worth 1,000 Calories

Smile, Texas schoolchildren. You’re on calorie camera. That’s the idea behind a $2 million project being unveiled Wednesday in the lunchroom of a Texas elementary school.

05/11/2011

Students line up to receive food during lunch in a Texas school cafeteria. (credit: Jana Birchum/Getty Images)

Gov’t Moves To Make School Lunches Healthier

Nearly three decades after the Reagan Administration USDA proposed that school lunch programs count ketchup as a vegetable, the government is suggesting a major nutritional overhaul of student meals.

CBSDFW.COM–01/13/2011

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