Government Will Continue to Recognize Pizza Sauce as a Vegetable

Jim Newell · 11/15/11 02:59PM

The school lunch wars are still raging in Washington, as Big Food continues its multimillion dollar lobbying campaign to prevent the USDA's new rules surrounding school lunch nutrition from going into effect. The potato industry is doing an excellent job, so far, eliminating any limits on the weekly number of starch servings (read: sodium-soaked french fries and tater tots). But that's still not as ludicrous as the new rule that the frozen pizza industry is working to stop.