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New school lunches could have more salt, sugar and fat, report says

Posted at 5:45 AM, Jan 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 05:47:30-05

Some Trump administration changes could impact what students eat at school.

The current administration wants to bring higher-fat chocolate milk and even more white breads and pizza to the menu, according to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

It’s a move a Bloomberg Businessweek report says could add more fat, sugar and salt into student’s diets.

The Trump administration is rolling back some of former Obama-era school lunch initiatives like The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids act. The initiative called for  school lunches to have more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lower sodium levels and fat-free chocolate milk.

Bloomberg reports that many kids were not happy with the healthier lunch options.