Senate Passes Omnibus Bill Granting School Meal Mandate Exemptions

Signed into law by President Obama, the legislation suspends further sodium reduction mandates and provides exemptions for districts struggling with the whole-grain requirement.

Late on Saturday evening, December 13th, the U.S. Senate passed the 2015 Omnibus Spending Bill already passed the the House of Representatives, a bill that included provisions easing some of the requirements mandated by the 2010 Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act.

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