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School Lunches Fall Prey to Lobbyists

By Alison Rogers


Tags: nutrition, school lunches, kids' health,

Exactly who determines what goes into the often-criticized school lunch? Surely Pepsi Co. and the pork industry don't have a say. Or do they?

Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are charged with the important task of re-authorizing the national school lunch program every five years, and here's a look at the many organizations attempting to influence the final decision.