12 Jun

Alabama students revolt against federally mandated whole grain biscuits

There’s something special about a fluffy biscuit. Just ask many of the students who attend Etowah County Schools.It’s the one thing students have not adjusted to doing without when presented with healthier menu choices, Laura Parker, the system’s Child Nutrition Program director, told members of the Board of Education at a meeting Tuesday.Whole grains, all the time, became a requirement last year. They were gradually added a few years before.”They’ve revolted, really,” Parker said about the biscuits.

Source: Alabama students revolt against federally mandated whole grain biscuits | AL.com

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