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Food Industry
Keep the broccoli, lose the cheese [Editorial]

First ladies aren't normally given to sharp rebukes of Congress, but we can't blame Michelle Obama for being a bit peeved at the efforts of some on Capital Hill to roll back school nutrition standards. At the request of certain special interest groups, House Republicans are backing a provision in the 2015 funding bill that would give schools the option of waiving the standards for one year in districts where the lunch program is losing money. It should come as no surprise that some in the food industry — particularly those who make such questionable menu items as mini-pizzas loaded with high-fat cheese or deep-fried chicken nuggets that no longer make the nutritional cut...