Will healthier school meals increase costs?

02/20/2012 | WFTV-TV (Orlando, Fla.)

Officials in a Florida school district say they expect to spend an additional $300,000 annually on produce to meet fruit and vegetable requirements in federal school-nutrition standards. The higher cost is expected to raise school-meal prices by 50 cents -- half of which will be paid for by the federal government. The district also spent about $75,000 last year on produce to determine what kind of fruits and vegetables students would eat.

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