This is an excerpt reprinted with permission from The Hagstrom Report, a news service providing original national and international agricultural news to its subscribers.
Nearly nine out of 10 Americans support the school meals nutrition standards under the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, according to a poll commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and released today.
The survey shows that 89 percent say childhood obesity is a crisis or a problem, and 86 percent want the nutrition standards to stay the same or be strengthened.
View this "Food for Thought" infographic for more survey highlights.
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