New Farm Bill Clarifies What “Buy American” Means When it Comes to Alaska Pollock in Schools
The 2018 Farm Bill passed by strong bipartisan support in both houses of Congress last week and included an important clarification for school lunch purchases of fish sticks, a staple in school cafeterias across the country.
In a report aired yesterday by Alaska Public Media’s Liz Ruskin, the national requirement to purchase American seafood products for the nation’s school districts, had a loophole when it came to fish sticks, which are made of pollock.
“There was a major loophole,” Senator Sullivan ...
To Read Full Story Login Below.