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A chicken salad is shown Sept. 11 from the lunch line of the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y. The leaner, greener school lunches served under new federal standards are getting mixed grades from students. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

New school lunch offerings panned by students in one central Minn. district


GROVE CITY -- School has been in session only a couple weeks but the new federally required school lunch requirements already have been raising eyebrows and turning up noses of some students.

At their meeting this week, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board got a first-hand report on reactions to the lunch line that includes portions with limited protein and carbohydrate servings and increased offerings of fruit and vegetables

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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