Friday, January 27, 2012


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School lunch gets a makeover

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jan 25, 2012‎

Those guidelines already have largely been embraced by the Los Angeles Unified School District, which over recent years has implemented sweeping changes to improve its nutritional offerings.

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The School Lunch Follies: LAUSD Lauds Themselves For Agreeing Pizza is A Vegetable

LAist - ‎Jan 25, 2012‎

In response to today's news, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was quick to congratulate themselves for being "a model school district" and "leader in children's nutrition.

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LAUSD ahead of Michelle Obama's healthy lunch program - ‎Jan 25, 2012‎

"What we've got is a lot more fresh fruits and vegetables that we're using, a lot more locally sourced produce," said Los Angeles Unified School District food services deputy director David Binkle. "Sixty percent of our produce is coming from within ...

More fruits, veggies in U.S. school lunch rules (Reuters)

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. schoolchildren, accustomed to a steady diet of pizza and french fries, will find more fruits, vegetables and whole grains on their cafeteria trays under new government school lunch rules announced on Wednesday.The ... [ Published Jan 26 2012 by Yahoo! News ]

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