GOP Bill Targets Michelle Obama's School Lunch Rules
Republican Rep. Steve King has introduced legislation to repeal new rules —
promoted by first lady Michelle Obama — capping the number of calories in school
lunches served to students.
"The misguided nanny state, as advanced by Michelle Obama's 'Healthy and
Hunger-Free Kids Act,' was interpreted by [Agriculture Secretary Tom] Vilsack to
be a directive that, because some kids are overweight, he would put every child
on a diet," said the Iowa lawmaker.
less sodium, and the elimination of trans fat in lunches. Schools may serve only
nonfat or low-fat milk.
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