What’s for Lunch?


How do we improve school food when processed food products still hold a monopoly on the lunch line? Lisa Held from Civil Eats investigates how school food reformers are dealing with the presence of packaged junk foods and a lack of adequate funding for school meals. In the wake of President Obama’s Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act, processed food companies have remade many products to meet school food standards. Learn more about how Big Food, class dynamics, food access and political policy affect how and what kids eat in school.

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