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Tell the USDA: Support Updated Nutritional Guidelines in Schools
  • Petitioned U.S. Department of Agriculture

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U.S. Department of Agriculture

Tell the USDA: Support Updated Nutritional Guidelines in Schools

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      an organization in support of healthy food in schools

Roughly 40 percent of students buy a snack at school each day. Even if students eat a healthy lunch, research shows they often still consume excess calories from side dishes their cafeteria might serve, such as french fries.

Right now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is considering updated nutritional guidelines that would make sure schools sell healthy snacks and drinks to students. But we only have until April 9 to weigh in!

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    • Jennifer Schroeder SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ
      • 7 months ago

      So many of our students need their school meals because those are the only meals they have each day.

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    • Jess Smith-Springer LOS GATOS, CA
      • 12 months ago

      I wouldn't serve the food our gov't serves to our children to my dog. This is just wrong. Nothing is more important than the next generation. I can't even think about what sick adults are saving or earning money off of this, it is sickening and inhumane. Might as well be feeding them cardboard.

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    • Sarah Wamsley ENID, OK
      • about 1 year ago

      I want our future Americans to be healthier.

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    • Aubrey Washington LEXINGTON, KY
      • about 1 year ago

      This is important to me because myself, as a High school student, I think its important that there are more healthful foods available in school systems. Parents trust their school system to feed healthy foods to their kids. But the thing is, most of the food there is unhealthy. I think its important for the whole country to have more healthy foods, to better our kids, and our nation.

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    • Chhanna Dublin SAN JOSE, CA
      • about 1 year ago

      my daughter is in 1st grade and im concern about what she eats at school.

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