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Loebsack Introduces Healthy Food for Healthy Schools

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 5:42 am

In an effort to help fight childhood obesity in Iowa, Congressman Dave Loebsack has introduced a bill that will take on the problem at schools. The Healthy Food for Healthy Schools Act is to ensure that school meals, and foods purchased by USDA and provided to schools, are of the highest nutritional quality. Loebsack says it’s critical to make strides towards keeping children healthy and well. The program provides foods to schools that are often lower in cost than similar products schools could purchase on their own.