Congress Takes Bite Out of School-Lunch Rules

December 10, 2014 7:21 PM

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Congress Takes Bite Out of School-Lunch Rules

School food workers have been complaining for months about the breakfast and lunch standards being rolled out by the Obama administration. Now, Congress has seen fit to give them a break.

Tucked inside the spending bill unveiled Tuesday night, dubbed the Cromnibus, are two tweaks to the school food standards. One freezes the existing limits on sodium, which were scheduled to ratchet down over time, and another gives states the ability to waive whole grains standards for schools that ...

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