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 the USDA and First Lady Michelle Obama, believe the waiver is an attempt to gut the act. Agriculture Secretary Tom ...
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