Second-graders Tyler Sheeler, left, and Seth Repici pick out vegetables for their tacos Thursday in the school cafeteria at Carl T. Mitnick School in Lower Township, Cape May County. New school lunch guidelines this year require more fruits and vegetables and less meat and carbs be offered to students.
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Second-graders Alexandra Wallace and John Tillotson pick out vegetables for their tacos Thursday in the school cafeteria at Carl T. Mitnick School in Lower Township.
Ava Figueroa, a second-grade student at the Carl T. Mitnick School in Lower Township, eats lunch Thursday in the school cafeteria.
- School lunch portions reduced
Breaded beef patty (4oz.)
Wheat roll (2 oz.)
Frozen fruit juice bar (2.4 oz.)
2% milk (8 oz.)
Oven-baked fish nuggets (2 oz.)
with whole wheat roll
Mashed potatoes (1/2 cup)
Steamed broccoli (1/2 cup)
Peaches (in juice 1/2 cup)
Skim milk (8 oz.)
Tartar sauce (1.5 oz.)
Soft margarine (5 grams)
Source: USDA Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
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