Schools ahead of curve with healthy lunches
The Rowan-Salisbury School System is ahead of the curve when it comes to providing healthier school lunches.
The district hasn’t fried anything in nearly a decade, has eliminated any foods with trans fats and nixed salt from recipes.
Those gradual steps will make it easier for the school system to comply with new guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture last month.
In an effort to combat childhood obesity the USDA issued the restrictions that will limit calories, ban trans fats and require more servings of fruits and vegetables.
Read the complete story in Wednesday Post.