Senate Committee votes to relax some school lunch regs

Senate Committee votes to relax some school lunch regs

Amendment passed by Appropriations Committee suspends sodium reductions, provides for an out on the whole grain requirement.

An amendment relaxing whole grain and sodium requirements in the National School Lunch program was adopted in a voice vote by the Senate Appropriations Committee during the markup of a bill that would fund the USDA and FDA for the next fiscal year.

The amendment, from Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), would allow schools having trouble meeting the 100 percent who

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