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The school lunch scam

Corporate pigs at the trough

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Creating a culture of disease

Who determines what U.S. children eat every day during the school year? Every five years Congress reapproves the school lunch program. In 2009, the program was renewed once again, and the Congress screwed over the people. A third of kids are either overweight or obese. This is the story of how the food and beverage industry got Congress to cave to pressure to keep the snacks, soft drinks and processed meats in the schools.