Records show California districts struggle to meet nutritional requirements for school lunch

July 6, 2012
60% of lunches reviewed by the state over 5 years failed to meet requirements

From California Watch: An analysis by California Watch shows that 60 percent of the school lunches reviewed by the state in the past five years failed to meet at least one federal nutritional requirement. California Watch found most districts got high marks for serving foods with key nutrients, but about 30 percent of school districts exceeded the saturated fat limit, and four out of five districts exceeded recommended sodium levels.

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