Hunger-Free Kids Act Passed; There Might Be Dairy in Your Tofutti

Farmers across the South are dealing with a drought that began this spring. Hot, dry weather has damaged peanut fields, cotton plants, and citrus trees. [Washington Post]

More than two-thirds of the city's public school kids will now get free or discounted school lunches as part of the new $4.5 billion Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signed into law. [NY Daily News]

A new Yale study reveals that kids prefer low-sugar cereals to Froot Loops, Cocoa Pebbles, and Frosted Flakes. [LA Times]

Food meant to be served at Sunday's NFL game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis was donated to a local food shelter after the roof collapsed. [USA Today]

There might be milk in your Tofutti Yours Truly Frozen Dessert cone. The cones are being recalled due to possible allergen contamination. [Reuters]

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