“Reverting to selling junk food in schools would be like replacing Shakespeare with comic books in English class.” The event, hosted by U. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the American Heart Association, Food Policy Action, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and other members of the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, brought school meals provided by Revolution Foods that many students already enjoy and meet the updated national standards, with more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and reasonable amounts of salt.Members of Congress and staff sampled sesame chicken salad, whole grain spaghetti and meatballs, and pizza with a whole grain crust, reduced-fat cheese, and less salt.
Chicken and Vegetable Potstickers meet the National School Lunch Program standards for sodium.
The potsticker filling is a mix of shredded carrots, cabbage, onion, and ground chicken wrapped in a whole-grain, wheat dumpling skin On Tuesday, October 27, U. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Chef Tom Colicchio, Food Policy Action and the Center for Science in the Public Interest, brought real school lunches prepared by Revolution Foods to Congress that meet the updated nutrition standards and called on lawmakers to preserve the progress on school meals as they reauthorize child nutrition programs.