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Tokuda proposes extra assist for low-income households to purchase wholesome meals

U.S. Rep. Jill Tokuda launched laws to shore up the federal Supplemental Diet Program — or SNAP — to assist greater than 37,000 low-income households in Hawaii afford healthful and nutritious meals. Tokuda’s Feeding Rural Households Act of 2023 would modify the U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Thrifty Meals Plan — Alaska and Hawaii,…

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USDA proposes vitamin adjustments to highschool meals

The Agriculture Division on Friday proposed new vitamin requirements for varsity meals that will impose the primary restrict on added sugar in lunches and breakfasts served by college cafeterias. The proposal additionally seeks to decrease sodium ranges and places extra of an emphasis on whole-grain merchandise at school meals. It goals to enhance…

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