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Photos: Students taste-test potential new school lunch foods

Published: Friday, Feb. 8 2013 4:05 p.m. MST

Chris Jimenez, a fourth-grader from Spring Creek Elementary School in Provo, tastes different foods that could potentially be served at school lunch at the UCARE Food Fair in Sandy on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Students taste-tested items like whole grain products, protein, fruits, vegetables, processed snack chips and pizza.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SANDY — Students around the country have been pretty vocal about their school lunches since new USDA guidelines went into effect under the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act. Now, 160 students from various schools along the Wasatch Front will have a say in what is served at schools during a Food Fair in which they tasted new offerings.

A school food purchasing co-op called UCARE sponsored the event, where students tried items like whole grain products, protein, fruits, vegetables, new pizza and a number of Utah's Own products.

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