The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee approved the bill.
Kids with less than 20 minutes ate 12 percent less of their veggies.
The report found 79.4 percent of schools are offering two or more vegetables each day.
Nutrition standards credited for giving students at racially diverse schools healthier meals.
Republicans also assail the standards as executive overreach.
The health group said studies show kids who eat healthy do better in the classroom.
Rep. Kristi Noem's bill would relax standards supported by first lady Michelle Obama.
Hoeven asks for ‘flexibility,' announces plans for bill to roll back rules on grains, salt.
The School Nutrition Association wants Congress to relax rules for healthy school lunches.
The survey comes as schools implement new USDA regulations.
Advocates are divided over major changes to a landmark federal program.
Legislation would allow schools to have more flexibility about what they feed their students.
The bill provides schools with some flexibility in meeting rules for whole grains and sodium.
He urged lawmakers to get "back to work as youngsters are getting back to school."
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School administrators say the regulations, set to expire in Sept., have made lunches unappealing.
Advocates called for Michelle Obama's nutrition standards to be rolled back.
The funding will help schools meet new training rules.
The rule prohibits schools from selling reimbursable food items a la carte.
She said children's "grumbling" over new nutrition requirements is "natural."
A GOP spending bill could erode new nutrition standards Obama's administration has set up.
Georgia Republican Rep. Jack Kingston, a candidate for Senate, suggested that low-income students...
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