Congress Wants To Revamp Obama School Lunch Changes

Congress wants to scale back on the Obama administration's plan to improve the nutrition of school lunches.

The bill drops attempts to limit servings of potatoes, and also removes limits on sodium and a requirement to boost whole grains. The bill also allows tomato paste on pizzas to continue to be counted as a vegetable.

The changes were requested by food companies and backed by Congressional conservatives who argued that the government shouldn't tell children what to eat.

Both the House and the Senate are expected to vote on the bill, which is part of a larger spending package, this week.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 133932548 - witn.com/a?a=133932548