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on February 26, 2010

Vilsack Calls On Congress to Give USDA Greater Authority Over Food Sold in Schools

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on Congress to grant USDA new authority to set nutritional standards for foods sold in the nation's schools.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on Congress to grant USDA new authority to set nutritional standards for foods sold in the nation's schools. He says the new authority should cover not only the subsidized food sold under the school breakfast and lunch programs, but also unsubsidized foods sold in…

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