Congress to address child nutrition reauthorization in January

Congress to address child nutrition reauthorization in January

Before then, a number of riders tacked on to a huge omnibus spending bill on its way to passage in Congress may affect school menus, including lessening whole grain and sodium requirements.

U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., have announced the Committee will hold a business meeting in January 2016 to mark up bipartisan legislation reauthorizing child nutrition programs.

“Child nutrition reauthorization will be the Committee’s first priority in the new year,” Roberts promised in a

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