Food costs makng it difficult to serve healthy food in schools

Schools state that they are spending more money to meet the nutrition requirements.

WASHINGTON—The White House waded into in the middle of a Congressional food fight over how to regulate school lunch.

The debate stems from the Health Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which put in place new rules aimed at getting kids to eat healthier by requiring schools to serve whole grains and more fruits and vegetables.

But now many school districts argue the new rules are too expensive.

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