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House Committee advances child nutrition legislation | news

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. July 2022– Today the House Education and Labor Committee introduced the Healthy Meals, Healthy Children Act (HR 8450) by a vote of 27 to 19. This comprehensive re-approval of state child nutrition programs includes important provisions to expand plant-based school meals and increase equity by removing barriers preventing children from accessing plant-based milk. …

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Planning for the next farm bill in Congress is underway | National News

Iowa’s representatives in Congress are beginning to hear from voters about priorities for the next farm bill, a comprehensive package of farm policies slated for renewal next year. Both U.S. Senators from Iowa and two House Representatives — Democratic Representative Cindy Axne and Republican Representative Randy Feenstra — sit on their respective farm committees, giving …

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