Download: Schools go against nutritional guidelines, serve lunch favorites

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Two schools in central New York are opting out of the National School Lunch Program after sales drastically decreased.

The superintendent told WRVO.org that under the program’s most recent nutritional guidelines, some of the students’ favorites could no longer be served – like grilled cheese and tomato soup or spaghetti and meatballs.

The drop in sales threatened the bottom line of the food service, WRVO reported.

The surperintendent said there will still be healthy food available for purchase, but there must be a compromise.

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