Government Accountability Office Says USDA Needs to Provide More Seafood in School Lunches
A recent report from government watchdog the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) must develop a plan to boost its assistance in providing more seafood in school lunches.
The GAO found that the USDA purchased a “limited quantity of seafood compared to other animal proteins (beef, eggs, pork, and poultry) for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) for fiscal years 2014 through 2019.”
Seafood purchases by the USDA represented just 1 and 2% of all animal proteins...
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