With new law, school lunches becoming healthier


The beginning of school year always brings a lot of changes — new classes and classrooms, school supplies and routines — but this year changes are also coming to school lunches.

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 starts taking effect this year, raising the standards of school food quality for lunches, with school breakfast standards increasing down the line.

"Improving the nutrition of school meals is an important investment in the future of America's children, " Kevin Concannon, United States Department of Agriculture under secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services,...

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