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House OKs schools to drop lunch rules

Posted: May 30, 2014 at 5:15 a.m.

The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed an agriculture budget bill that includes nearly $21 billion for child nutrition that would allow schools to opt out of White House nutritional guidelines passed in 2012.

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