Liberty Union High School District in Brentwood, Calif. will eliminate the option of ordering food a la carte and instead make the food part of require a balanced meal that will include fruit, vegetables and milk, according to The Contra Costa Times in Walnut Creek, Calif. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: At the very end of this report, it notes the cost for lunch will increase to $3 per student. That doesn’t sound like a lot to pay for lunch. The point is that to provide healthier meals, schools have no choice but to incur higher costs.
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