Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which will commit $4.5 billion to federal child nutrition programs, including school lunch, over the next decade, The Washington Post reports.
Amazingly, this is the first time the federal government has increased that budget in 30 years. “It will get junk food out of, and put more healthy food into, America’s schools,” said Michael F. Jacobson, the executive director of a public health advocacy group called the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Kids, that Twix bar is gonna put you in the spotlight in a major way this fall: Jamie Oliver is also all up in your grill.
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