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Monday 05/19/14

Ag Appropriations Bill Sets up Nutrition Battles
The agriculture appropriations bill is setting up to be a battle between first lady Michelle Obama and critics who complain that healthier lunch standards are running kids out of the school lunch program.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:50PM CDT 05/19/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
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Once again the stupidity of the federal government lifts its head and roars. This is only treating a symptom and not the cause. It is what they eat AT HOME every day of the year that is determining what they are willing to eat. WIC program gives a list of the food that can be purchased. SNAP can be used on junk food and fast food outlets which condition the kids to what they will be willing to eat. Until they restrict food stamps to nutritious foods, none of this will work.
Posted by CRAIG MOORE at 8:42AM CDT 05/20/14
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