SCHOOL MEALS: Vilsack Grants New Guidelines

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Iowa schools will get some freedom back on their lunch menus.

Education and congressional leaders nationwide had complained to US agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack that new school lunch meals were too restrictive.

Vilsack will now get rid of new guidelines that restricted meat and grains on lunch plates.

School administrators had complained that the restrictions had made it too limiting to plan menus.

Officials complained some kids weren’t getting enough to eat.

Vilsack will keep the limits on salt and calories.