[Original date posted: 10/19/2011]
I can’t help but wonder how much of this has to do with political campaign contributions. But maybe I’m too cynical.
“The administration has proposed limiting the amount of potatoes and
other starchy vegetables that can be served in school lunches to one cup
per student per week, and banning them from school breakfasts.
“The Senate on Tuesday moved to block the proposal by adopting an
amendment to the 2012 spending bill for the Agriculture Department. The
amendment, approved by unanimous consent, prohibits the department from
setting “any maximum limits on the serving of vegetables in school meal