Cafeteria Conduct: 6 Foods Your Kids Should Avoid in the Lunch Line

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Beef with Fillers
Schools may choose whether to use controversial beef filler made with ammonia-treated beef trimmings, according to USA Today. Find out about your school's ... more 
Photo by: morguefile.com
Beef with Fillers
Schools may choose whether to use controversial beef filler made with ammonia-treated beef trimmings, according to USA Today. Find out about your school's beef before ordering hamburgers or meatloaf, or make them a meatless lunch by checking out 14 Meatless Meals for Back to School
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Tue, Sep 4, 2012 2:18 PM EDT
For many children across America, school is beginning its fall semester. In addition to worrying about juggling schedules and completing homework, many parents are also worried about what their kids are eating during the school day. In recent years school lunch programs have been improving across the country, but some of the food offered in schools may not be what you'd prefer your kids eat. To help parents and kids make the best choices, we've put together this list of a few foods your kids should avoid at school and what they could have instead. Although it's fine to enjoy that slice of pizza once in awhile, moderation is the key. - By Laura Levy


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