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Breakfast in the classroom? Feed the lazy.

From Azi Paybarah: “U.S. agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack came to New York City and said free breakfasts should be offered in the classroom so kids who are seen walking to the free breakfast program in their schools’ cafeteria aren’t stigmatized … Continue reading

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Feds Reject City Plan to Ban Food Stamps for Soda

Late last week, the USDA informed Mayor Bloomberg that the Department has rejected the city’s proposal to bar New York City’s food stamp recipients from buying soda and other sugary drinks with their benefits. Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, … Continue reading

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