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School Lunches

Although schools are required to establish wellness plans and meet federal nutritional standards, they are not precluded from serving processed meat in school lunches, a California appeals court ruled. 

SAN DIEGO – Although schools are required to establish wellness plans and meet federal nutritional standards, they are not precluded from serving processed meat in school lunches, a California appeals court ruled

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine had petitioned the courts to compel several school districts to stop serving processed meat, citing a “recognized association” between eating processed meat and developing diseases such as cancer and diabetes.

Categories / Appeals, Education, Health

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