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August 27, 2012

The following is an archived post

As the health of our children continues to be at the forefront of U.S. school foodservice policy, here’s what policymakers and school communities are thinking about, talking about and putting into action.

New Ways to Incorporate More Fruits and Vegetables: single-serve packages of sliced fresh fruits and vegetables for students on-the-go; allergy-free trail mix made with dried fruit; unsweetened apple and pear sauce; smoothies; fruit and veggie beverages, baked sweet potato “fries” and puffs; felafel and hummus.

Whole Grain Rich Foods – For Snacking Too!: whole grain pancakes and waffles, whole grain pretzels, crackers, majority of breads served are whole grain, in addition to whole grain salads and incorporating whole grains in soup.

Lower-Sodium Foods: reduced sodium sauces for stir fry dishes; reduced sodium salsa and pasta sauce; reduced sodium deli meats; fresh, whole foods prepared in house.

Kid Favorites Made Healthy: pizzas made with whole grain cru...

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