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on March 26, 2010

Senate Agriculture Committee Approves Child Nutrition Bill

Bill would create national school nutrition standards.

The Senate Agriculture Committee has unanimously approved legislation drafted by Committee Chairman Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) that would reauthorize child nutrition programs. The legislation would increase spending on child nutrition programs by $4.5 billion over the next ten years.

In addition to the increase in funding, the bill also would create…

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