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Illinois Plant-Based School Lunch Law Goes Into Effect Aug. 1

Plant-based school lunches will be made available starting this school year to all 2 million public school students in Illinois who submit a request, thanks to a law that went into effect on Aug. 1, 2023. This law will make Illinois a national leader in providing healthy plant-based options in schools.