Healthier School Lunches

Hans Pennink/AP

A healthy chicken salad school lunch, prepared under federal guidelines, is displayed in September 2012 at the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y. A House committee has endorsed a GOP plan to allow some schools to opt out of healthier school meal standards. The vote comes as First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a campaign in support of the standards, holding a White House meeting this week.

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