House Bill Would Allow Schools to Opt Out of Nutrition Standards

Schools losing money for previous six months could get one-year reprieve

The School Nutrition Association won the latest battle over the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act. The House Appropriations Committee approved the $20.9 billion 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill that included a waiver allowing schools to opt out of the nutrition standards mandated in 2012 for one year if they have lost money the previous six months.

Opponents, including

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