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By Andrew Christiansen

USDA says school nutrition can meet challenges in county


In preparation for the 2015 school year, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon encourages schools to maintain momentum and continue striving toward a healthier generation by offering nutritious, balanced meals to all students.

“I applaud our partners and school food-service staff for all the hard work they do to safeguard the health and well being of the nation’s children,” Concannon told The Sentinel. “School audits and data show that more than 95 percent of schools are successfully meeting the updated meal standards. This school year we will work together to continue making historic steps, ensuring that the...

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