Less Salt, More Veggies in School Lunches: USDA

New rules call for healthier foods but some say changes don't go far enough

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"Food companies, lobbyists, and members of Congress would do well to step up to the plate and start setting good examples of healthy eating and lifestyles," Heller added.

The new rule is based on recommendations from a panel of experts from the Institute of Medicine and also updated changes from the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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For more information on healthy eating, visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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