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California bill introduced to encourage plant-based options at schools

Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Lunch Act would provide state support for staff training, recipe development.
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A bill has been introduced in California that would offer incentives for schools throughout the state to provide plant-based meals and plant-based milk alternatives, The Press Enterprise reports.

Introduced by Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, the Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Lunch Act would provide state support for staff training, recipe development and additional state funding to schools who offer a plant-based dish as well as a plant-based milk option at lunch.

Last year, California became the first state in the country to require healthcare facilities and prisons to offer plant-based meals.

Read the full story via pe.com.

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