Petition wants processed meats off school menus

Petition wants processed meats off school menus

THE Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to remove processed meats from school lunch menus.

In its petition filed Oct. 27, PCRM asked USDA to stop offering processed meats for purchase, subsidy and reimbursement under the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program. The petition also asked USDA to encourage schools that offer processed meats to include alterna

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