Many parents choose to pack a lunch for their children because they are concerned about the choices they will receive in the school cafeteria but the fall of 2012 is bringing good news for school meals. You may have heard all of the buzz going around the internet about the new meal pattern mandated in all schools starting this fall. Thanks to federal legislation passed in 2010, school meals are getting a makeover.
If you want to learn more about what these healthy changes mean, download our School Meals White Paper for an overview. As a parent you’ll be happy to know that your child’s lunch money is going to purchase a healthy meal at school today! If you need a little inspiration for your child, have them check out the OWG as they encourage kids to eat a healthy lunch: