Quantcast Vegetarian StarMeatless Mouthful: John Salley Pushes Vegetarian School Lunches

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“As a parent, I’m sure we can all agree that fruits and vegetables are an important part of everyone’s diet — especially our children’s. It’s not easy to score points — on the court or in the classroom — when you’re eating a junk food diet packed with fat and cholesterol.”

—-ex NBA star John Salley, in a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., the chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, urging them to make vegetarian lunches a standard on school cafeteria menus.

John is one of several celebrities who have pushed this issue as the Child Nutrition Act, which sets the standards for school lunches, is up for re-authorization this year.

via washingtonexaminer.com

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