The Las Virgenes Unified School District in California added whole-grain foods to student menus as its Wellness Committee implemented federal nutrition standards. Nutrition Director Waleska Cannon said the items have not been overly popular, but she hopes buying gourmet breads from a bakery will help. The district also offers more specialty salads and fresh fruits and is developing a standard menu to allow the most successful schools to share recipes and ideas.

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