I remember when this program was implemented. Children HATED that and A LOTof food wasted.
Happy birthday Moochelle!
Since Daily mail: The Donald Trump government proposed new guidelines for school lunch on Friday that would undo several changes made by Michelle Obama to get more fruits and vegetables on the menu: a measure that occurs on the former first lady's birthday.
The Department of Agriculture, which oversees the Food and Nutrition Service, said it is proposing new rules. "To simplify food service and reduce food waste." That would include "increasing flexibility in the requirements of" vegetable subgroups "for school lunches."
But the changes would allow schools to reduce the amount of vegetables and fruits required at lunch and breakfast, while giving them the chance to offer more pizza, hamburgers and fries.
It would also break the rules defended by Michelle Obama as part of her 2010 Let's Move and The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act.
Friday is the 56th birthday of the former first lady.
Michelle Obama made healthy eating a characteristic problem during her time at the White House. "I am determined to work with people across the country to change the way a generation of children thinks about food and nutrition," she said.
Trump, however, is known for his love of fast food. He often ate McDonalds or Kentucky Fried Chicken in the election campaign. One of his favorite foods is a hamburger with a salad consisting of an edge of iceberg lettuce covered with blue cheese. Apple pie with ice cream is your favorite dessert.
Consumer groups criticized the proposed changes in school meals.(#OrangeManBad!)
‘The proposed rule would allow anything that can be allowed as input on any school day to be served as an à la carte item every day. In practice, if finalized, this would create a big gap in school nutrition guidelines, paving the way for children to choose pizza, hamburgers, fries and other foods high in calories, saturated fat or sodium instead of school meals. balanced every day. , & # 39; Center for Science in the Public Interest Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Colin Schwartz said in a statement.
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