United Fresh wants salad bars in every school

(February 11, 2010 - The Packer) The United Fresh Produce Association Foundation has launched a campaign to use produce industry donations to start a grass-roots effort that would have parents and school officials rally support for salad bars in every school.

The Washington, D.C.-based foundation is seeking financial commitments from industry members across the supply chain to buy “demonstration” salad bars to educate school districts and community leaders on how the bars can play a role in fighting childhood obesity. In return, those officials would lobby for local, state and federal officials to expand the program.

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