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Northeastern uses Twitter to learn kids’ lunch concerns

Northeastern School District used Twitter to find out why kids wanted to boycott school lunch.

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Snacks in schools are up next for a healthy makeover

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released proposed new standards for snack foods sold in schools, as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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New lunch rules cause some changes to Thanksgiving meals

Some York County school districts said they adjusted their traditional Thanksgiving meals for students to make them meet the new federal school lunch regulations.

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Kids Safe and Healthful Foods Project shows mixed results for Pennsylvania school snacking

A report on snacks offered in secondary schools had good news and room for improvement in Pennsylvania.

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‘Daily Show’ takes on new school lunch requirements

“The Daily Show” looked at outcry over new school lunch regulations.

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Coming to a cafeteria near you: more fruits, veggies, whole grains

New nutrition regulations mean your child’s school lunch will have more fruits, veggies and whole grains, among other changes.

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Packing eco-friendly lunches

The New York Times has an interesting story about schools trying to encourage students and parents to be eco-friendly when it comes to packing lunches. In other words: reusable sandwich bags or Tupperware instead of Ziploc. Read the story here. … Continue reading

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