Senate tackles school meal issues

Senate tackles school meal issues

School nutrition officials testify in Senate hearing about challenges of meeting school meal standards.

LEGISLATORS, school officials and dieticians are struggling to balance the idea of what a school meal should consist of and what guidance school meal standards should follow.

During a July 23 Senate Agriculture Committee hearing as part of a larger effort to update child nutrition laws, key personnel on the front lines of implementing school lunch standards shared their views on challenges and success stories that have resulted from the 2010 Health

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