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Do You Know What Your Kids Are Eating? - The Hunger Site
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, school lunches )

- 410 days ago -
Sign the petition promoting healthier, locally sourced options for school lunches!
Stop Blocking the Summer Food Program for Kids - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Conservative, Republican Aderholt, starving children, summer lunch program, school lunches )

- 1189 days ago -
Conservative Representative Aderholt is single-handedly blocking a bipartisan program that will help families pay for food over the summer. This program would feed upward of 20 million children in poverty, who rely on school lunches to eat.
Republicans Don't Gut The School Lunches - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michele Obama, obesity, nutrition, Congress, school lunches, cutbacks )

- 1759 days ago -
Our children deserve healthy food at school, not junk food filled with salt, sugar, and empty calories. We urge you reject any attempts to roll back healthy school nutrition standards.
Michelle Obama Fights GOP On School Lunch Rules
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michelle Obama, childhood obesity, school lunches, children, republicans, diet, disease, food, health, nutrition, protection, society, exercise, ethics, illness, interesting, news, prevention )

- 1805 days ago -
Michelle Obama is fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and she says she's ready "to fight until the bitter end."
Petition: Bullying Broke Children Like This Should Get You Fired
Health & Wellness  (tags: School lunches, Utah, child-nutrition manager, Salt Lake City, Uintah Elementary School )

- 1961 days ago -
A "child-nutrition manager" at Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City seized up to 40 kids' lunches and threw them in the trash because of outstanding balances on their accounts.
USDA Responds to Charges of Misleading Parents on Chinese Chicken in School Lunches
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA, domestic chicken, China, school lunches, children, government, safety )

- 2088 days ago -
On Wednesday, Bettina Siegel, author of The Lunch Tray blog, published an article entitled, "USDA Misinforms Parents About Chinese-Processed Chicken in School Meats." In response, USDA has posted a clarification on its blog that all the chicken it...
ACTION ALERT: Tell French Health Adviser to Respect Vegetarian Diets in School! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, school lunches, vegetarian, french health adviser, nutrition )

- 2786 days ago -
New nutritional standards at French schools are making it nearly impossible for children to maintain a vegetarian diet. These new standards show a blatant ignorance of proper nutrition, alternative diets and animal welfare.
ACTION ALERT: Kids Deserve Healthy Food at School! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, school, health, health, nutrition, school lunches )

- 2798 days ago -
School provided lunches are a necessary aspect in lives of many children. While parents are given the choice to provide their kids with lunches or have their kids eat school provided meals, more and more parents do not have the luxury of choice
Free Lunches Vanish Amid Schools' Budget Woes
Health & Wellness  (tags: school lunch, school lunches, school lunch programs, government, US, USA, children, diet, food, health, nutrition, school, schools, hunger, hunger in America )

- 3274 days ago -
A new study by the Food Research and Action Center, a nonprofit advocacy group, has found that fewer kids were served free summer lunches in 2009 than in 2008, even as the impact of the recession left more school-age kids hungry.
School Lunch Reform and a Food Critic's Take on Chicken Nuggets
Health & Wellness  (tags: school lunches, health, nutrition, usda, children, kids, imna, school meals, healty school lunches )

- 3524 days ago -
Efforts to reform school lunch got a boost Tuesday when Institute of Medicine of the National Academies released "School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children," a report of recommendations for how to reform school lunch.
Meat Study Highlights Need for School Lunch Reform
Health & Wellness  (tags: school lunches, vegetarian, early death, heart disease, cancer, children, diet, health, illness, prevention )

- 3725 days ago -
A huge new study shows that meat--especially red and processed meat--increases the risk of early death from heart disease and cancer. So why is the federal government still encouraging schools to serve students hamburgers, hot dogs, and pepperoni pizza?
Support Good Nutrition to Help Fight Diabetes -What Are Our Children Eating? Please Sign
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, school lunches, prevention, protection, safety, disease, healthcare, risks )

- 3753 days ago -
Each year, the federal government invests billions of dollars in school lunches and breakfasts. Yet food sold in school vending machines, school stores and snack bars is not required to meet nutrition standards. This week, the U.S. House of Representative
Undercover Video Prompts Beef Recall
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, beef recall, warning, meat, school lunches, humans, illness )

- 4136 days ago -
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 18) - An undercover video showing crippled and sick animals being shoved with forklifts has led to the largest beef recall in the United States and a scramble to find out if any of the meat is still destined for school children's lunches

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