November 19, 2017

Wisconsin Sudents Boycott Healthier School Lunches

70% of the 830 students who normally buy lunch at Mukwonago High School in Wisconsin opted out of their school’s hot lunch since the junk factor has gone down while the price for more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables has gone slightly up.

Pam Harris, the Mukwonago district food service supervisor and a registered dietitian, told the Journal Sentinel, “I want to solve this problem. But limiting calories in school lunch is not going to help the overweight kid. What happens at home is a major piece of that puzzle.” Read more

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