How Congress is Looking out for the Nation´s Health ;)

Yet more corruption in government.  Congress is more interested in protecting the financial interests of lobbyists than promoting heath among our young.

Breaking from Newsmax.com

Congress Pushes Back on Healthier School Lunches

WASHINGTON — Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?

In an effort many 9-year-olds will cheer, Congress wants pizza and french fries to stay on school lunch lines and is fighting the Obama administration’s efforts to take unhealthy foods out of schools.

The final version of a spending bill released late Monday would unravel school lunch standards the Agriculture Department proposed earlier this year. These include limiting the use of potatoes on the lunch line, putting new restrictions on sodium and boosting the use of whole grains. The legislation would block or delay all of those efforts.

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