USDA serves up new rules for school lunches

BOHEMIA - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has unveiled today drastic new rules requiring schools to cut salt, fat and sugar contents in meals served to children. Under the proposed measures, school lunches would also have to include more whole grain fibers, fruits and vegetables. Starchy foods like French fries could only be on the menu at school cafeterias across the nation once a week, according to the USDA.

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