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MOFB’s “Cut to the Chase”: Don’t apologize for purchasing protein for our kids, Mr. Secretary

by Denny Banister

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was recently criticized for not living up to the government’s goal of finding ways to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The accusers point out the government agency only spends 23 cents of the school lunch program food dollar for fruits and vegetables, compared to 55 cents for beef, chicken and cheese.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

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