Improving the food served in schools by educating government and school officials, food service workers, parents, and others about the food choices best able to promote students' health.
The Healthy School Meals Act of 2010, introduced by Rep. Jared Polis on March 17, will combat child obesity by helping schools offer more healthful, plant-based options and nondairy milk substitutes in the lunch line. PCRM’s legislative team has supported this bill from the beginning, lending nutrition expertise and drumming up support on Capitol Hill.
1. Ask your representative to co-sponsor the Healthy School Meals Act of 2010, H.R. 4870. http://HealthySchoolLunches.org
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