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Help School Lunches Go Organic!

In mainstream America, the "cafeteria ladies" we all grew up with haven't changed much over the last 30 years. While the "hairnet set" is still doling out jiggling squares of lime Jell-O and steaming plates of "mystery meat," our children are scarfing down the same pseudo-entrees we were forced to eat, unless Mom packed a brown-bag lunch for us. Even worse today, however, is the fast-food invasion that has overtaken the nation's schools. Many schools have "special" days when they bring in McDonald's hamburgers or Arby's roast beef sandwiches, accompanied by fat-laden French fries. Vending machines dispense Coke and Pepsi, rotting teeth and contributing to soaring childhood obesity rates. It would seem like the easiest thing in the world to...

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