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Committee on Education and LaborEarly Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary EducationIntroducedJune 27th, 2013
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School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act
To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a certain interim final or final rule regarding nutrition programs under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.
School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act or the SLICE Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to implement an interim or final rule regarding the school lunch and child nutrition programs that: (1) requires the crediting of tomato paste and puree as a vegetable serving based on the volume of tomato paste or puree served, (2) implements science-based sodium reduction targets, and (3) establishes a whole grain requirement.