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Santa Barbara School District First In US To Axe Processed Meat

Santa Barbara School District First In US To Axe Processed Meat

The Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) is the first known school district in the US to remove processed meats from its lunch menus.

The change – which became official earlier this month – was motivated by health and the scientific correlation between processed meats and cancer.

With the new policy, foods such as hot dogs, pepperoni, and bacon – all classed as carcinogens by the World Health Organization – won’t appear on the lunch menu of any of the district’s 21 elementary and secondary schools.

Read the full story on Plant Based News.

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