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H.R.4870 Healthy School Meals Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 30, 2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and Labor - Select Education

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  • 94% of users support H.R.4870

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    • On May 12, 2010, by NutritionAdvocate - Join the Health School Lunch Revolution! Tell Congress that students deserve healthy foods—more vegetables, fruits, vegetarian foods, and healthful nondairy beverages. Please send a message to your Representative. It just takes a couple clicks and 23 seconds for your Representative to hear your voice. You may be the difference in whether your Rep. considers co-sponsoring this bill. http://www.healthyschoollunches.org/wyntergrace/ This link has a video and more information on this bill, including how you can help.

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      As noted by NutritionAdvocate, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 12, 2010, "Join the Health School Lunch Revolution! Tell Congress that students deserve healthy foods—more vegetables, fruits, vegetarian foods, and healthful nondairy beverages. Please send a message to your Representative. It just takes a couple clicks and 23 seconds for your Representative to hear your voice. You may be the difference in whether your Rep. considers co-sponsoring this bill. http://www.healthyschoollunches.org/wyntergrace/ This link has a video and more information on this bill, including how you can help."

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    • eBook Gift Ideas (McGuire & Angelo) | Gambling-In-LasVegas.com - December 09, 2010 by Gambling-In-LasVegas.com - Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has recorded a commercial that urges viewers to tell Congress to support HR 4870. HR 4870 is the The Healthy School Meals Act and could give schools the ability to ...

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      As noted by Gambling-In-LasVegas.com on December 09, 2010, "Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has recorded a commercial that urges viewers to tell Congress to support HR 4870. HR 4870 is the The Healthy School Meals Act and could give schools the ability to ..." (http://gambling-in-lasvegas.com/2010/12/10/ebook-gift-ideas-mcguire-angelo/)
    • Congressman Polis, Chef Cooper Praise Passage of Child Nutrition Bill - December 07, 2010 by Inside Colorado News - HR 4870 — The Healthy School Meals Act – which would promote healthier school meal options and improve children's eating patterns by encouraging the inclusion of healthful plant-based options in the National School Lunch and Breakfast ...

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      As noted by Inside Colorado News on December 07, 2010, "HR 4870 — The Healthy School Meals Act – which would promote healthier school meal options and improve children's eating patterns by encouraging the inclusion of healthful plant-based options in the National School Lunch and Breakfast ..." (http://insidecoloradonews.com/?p=979)
    • Imagining & Sprouting A New Year - December 07, 2010 by Youth Food Cadre - Federal legislation passed that would support healthy meals for schoolchildren (HR 4870, the Healthy School Meals Act) and a draft of legislation that would hold corporations more accountable to consumer safety without regulatorily ...

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      As noted by Youth Food Cadre on December 07, 2010, "Federal legislation passed that would support healthy meals for schoolchildren (HR 4870, the Healthy School Meals Act) and a draft of legislation that would hold corporations more accountable to consumer safety without regulatorily ..." (http://earthcaresf.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/imagining-sprouting-a-new-year/)

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    • Polis wants to make school meals healthier - June 21, 2010 by - Congressman Jared Polis wants the Department of Agriculture to create a pilot project aimed at delivering healthier lunches in school cafeterias around the country.

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      As noted by on June 21, 2010, "Congressman Jared Polis wants the Department of Agriculture to create a pilot project aimed at delivering healthier lunches in school cafeterias around the country." (http://summitcountyvoice.com/2010/03/19/polis-wants-to-make-school-meals-healthier/)
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