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Nutrition vs. Reality: NY district dumps federal nutrition program

This story is fascinating. A school district in New York is reportedly rejecting federal funds doled out through the school lunch program because stricter guidelines calling for more fruits and vegetables and less salt are prompting kids to either dump meals in the trash or not sign up to get them in the first place, according to the district. Read it here: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/School-dumps-federal-lunch-aid-4218417.php