H.R.5789 - School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act

To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a certain interim final or final rule regarding nutrition programs under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a certain interim final or final rule regarding nutrition programs under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. as introduced.
  • Short: School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act as introduced.
  • Short: SLICE Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act or SLICE Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to implement an interim or final rule regarding the school lunch and child nutrition programs that: (1) requires the crediting of tomato paste and puree as a vegetable serving

Official Summary

School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act or SLICE Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to implement an interim or final rule regarding the school lunch and child nutrition programs that:
(1) requires the crediting of tomato paste and puree as a vegetable serving based on the volume of tomato paste or puree served,
(2) implements science-based sodium reduction targets, and
(3) establishes a whole grain requirement.

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