A step forward

For the first time in 15 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed changes to its school meals program that serves 32 million American children each day. The new standards would increase fruits and vegetables, and lower saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium. We might argue too little, but not too late. Learn more about the proposed standards, based on changes recommended by the U.S. Institute of Medicine, at Changes to School Meals.

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