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USDA New School Lunch Standards Announced By First Lady Michelle Obama & Rachael Ray & Vilsack

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The USDA new school lunch standards were announced yesterday by First Lady Michelle Obama, celebrity chef Rachael Ray, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at the Parklawn elementary school in Alexandra, VA, thus making the days of square pizzas and beef burritos in school cafeterias numbered. First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced …

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USDA Announces Critical Upgrades to Nutritional Standards for School Meals

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USDA Unveils Critical Upgrades to Nutritional Standards for School Meals Proposed Changes Will Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Children Nationwide and Help Address Childhood Obesity Crisis WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 13, 2010 —The USDA announced critical upgrades to nutritional standards for school meals, as we at Green Planet Ethics learned Thursday, July 13th, 2011, that …

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