Jacob Anderson, 7, eats lunch at Oakridge Elementary School on Sept. 29, 2015. The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement.
Jacob Anderson, 7, eats lunch at Oakridge Elementary School on Sept. 29, 2015. The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com
Jacob Anderson, 7, eats lunch at Oakridge Elementary School on Sept. 29, 2015. The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com

Sacramento City Unified faces criticism for buying Chinese canned fruit

November 15, 2015 02:52 PM

UPDATED November 17, 2015 07:59 AM

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