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FSDs react to Trump's easing of school lunch rules

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement Monday of plans to roll back parts of the National School Lunch Program, including some requirements for sodium and whole-grain products, is drawing a broad variety of reactions from foodservice operators across the nation.

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District leans on food trucks at lunch

Officials say the trucks have helped alleviate long cafeteria lines.

The district will offer free dinner to after-school activity participants at 35 schools.

Researches are trying various seasonings to keep kids from throwing produce in the trash.

An Indiana high school has seen sales jump 20% for meals and 10% for a la carte items.

Students place unopened food in a centralized cooler to be eaten by peers or donated to the local library.

Price hikes have heightened the importance of EpiPens’ availability in schools, as well as foodservice employees roles in the allergy-management plan.

New options like an all-you-can-eat fruit and vegetable bar are a hit with students.

Here's how parents prefer to get the lowdown on school foodservice.

The menu debuted right when the American Heart Association released new guidelines to limit children’s daily added sugar intake to six teaspoons or less.

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