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Washington wants healthier school meals in bid to reduce obesity in kids

School meals for millions of children will be healthier under obesity-fighting USDA standards that double the fruits and vegetables in cafeteria lunches. But french fries remain on the menu. In the first major changes to school breakfasts and lunches in more than 15 years, the new guidelines will affect nearly 32 million children who eat

USDA sets guidelines for healthier school meals

School meals for millions of U.S. children will be healthier under obesity-fighting standards unveiled on Wednesday that double the fruits and vegetables in cafeteria lunches — but won’t pull French fries from the menu.  In the first major changes to school breakfasts and lunches in more than 15 years, the new U.S. Department of Agriculture