AB-0479: School meals: plant-based food options: CA Climate-Friendly Food Program

Session: 2019-2020
Author: Nazarian
Status: Alive
AAP-CA Position: Support
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Would establish  the California Climate-Friendly Food Program to provide incentives for making healthy and low-carbon food and beverages available to public school pupils. The bill would authorize a local educational agency to apply for funding for meals that include a plant-based food option,  or a plant-based milk option or both.
Download AAP Positional Letter: To Education Committee AB 479 (Nazarian) School meals_ plant-based food and milk options_ California Climate-Friendly Food Program.