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Monroe school lunches on the right course
Brenda Engeli gathers apples and apple sauce into bowls for lunch at Monroe High School earlier this month. Engeli has worked in the kitchen for 12 years. To order this photo, click here. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - Proposed changes to federal public school lunch requirements will have little impact on the Monroe school district, Food Services Director Eric Ekum said. A bipartisan measure, the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016, eases some of the school dietary restrictions put in place by the Obama administration. Requirements for whole grains and sodium levels were the focus.