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Department of Health and Human Services

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Implament healthier food choices for school lunches. How can we stop a childhood obesity epidemic if our schools are teaching kids that tater-tots are an acceptable choice of vegetable. Encourage schools to implament school based gardening programs including greenhouses so they can either use the produce in house or send it to distrobution centers for food pantrys or government commodities. If children are involved in... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Reduce food waste and donate unused food from government cafeterias

Recent estimates indicate that 40 percent of the US food supply is wasted. A significant fraction of that food waste is generated by the food service industry as exemplified by government cafeterias. I suggest tracking how food is wasted in government cafeterias, determine how to reduce the waste, and divert unused food towards food banks or homeless shelters. In addition to improving the efficiency of government cafeterias... more »

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