Lobbyists protest new standards that would limit pizza, french fries in schools


Some student food favorites are under attack in Washington, NPR reports. The Agriculture Department has released new standards for school nutrition and published them for public comment. Speaking right up are lobbyists for the food industry. The standards, the first new version since 1994, would limit starchy vegetables to two servings a week. That guideline covers corn, peas, lima beans and a hot item in the serving line–french fries…

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