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.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 14, 2010


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