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Agriculture Chairwoman Stabenow Says Michigan Setting National Example of Success in Feeding Healthy Meals to Children

Betti Wiggins of Detroit Public Schools Testifies Before Stabenow’s Ag Committee Panel, Shares Strategies for Success


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. 355 more words

Detroit Now

Let Them Eat Cake!

The Edmonds, WA school district has updated their wellness policy to ban birthday cakes/cupcakes and “all edible treats” from classrooms.  Instead, their Wellness Committee recommends giving children “non food treats” like pencils to promote “healthy eating and food safety” in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.   229 more words

What's on the School Lunch Menu? More Politics.

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) represents the 55,000 school food directors, nutritionists and other professionals that provide school lunch.  Recently, the organization asked Congress to approve waiver requests for schools that are struggling to comply with federal nutrition regulations set by the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.  944 more words

Michelle Obama

Kids and Summer Hunger

School meals continue to be a hot topic in the news lately with lawmakers trying to scale back the Healthy-Hunger Free Kids Act school meal standards.  202 more words

Instructional Support

School Lunches: Healthy But Hungry

The battle over school lunches is on again. On May 29, 2014, the House Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal year 2015 agriculture spending bill that included a waiver to allow schools that are floundering under rigorous school lunch program standards one year to play catch up. 593 more words


CNN news anchor thinks Michelle Obama signs bills into law

Even school children know that Congress is the legislative branch of the U.S. government, charged with law making by the Constitution.

After both houses of Congress have approved a bill, if the president concurs (he can veto the bill), with his signature the bill formally becomes a law. 70 more words

United States

Chocolate Milk

Does “Chocolate Milk” come from “Brown” Cows?

“Of course not, chocolate milk is made from cocoa beans, some additives and white milk that a normal cow produced,” 583 more words