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Meals Mythbusting


“Fewer than 1% of schools have dropped out of @USDA’s school lunch program, agency reports.”

—@PublicHealth, debunking the much-reported myth that schools are leaving the federal meal program due to concerns over recently implemented nutritional standards.

As Pew Charitable Trusts recently noted, an amazing 94 percent of schools reported that they expected to meet the new standards by the end of the 2012-13 school year.