By Kelsey Kupferer, Chelsea Stuart and Kearston Winrow
Remember those 20 days in 1981 when the Department of Agriculture considered making ketchup a vegetable in school lunches to help save money? Those days are long gone. With childhood obesity on the rise, the school lunch program is getting a makeover once again.
New requirements from the USDA require an increase in fruits and vegetables and a decrease in grains and meat for students across the country.
KBIA checked in with several mid-Missouri school districts where the new regulations have created an array of unintended consequences.
----------Posted on October 10, 2012 by admin in Student Work