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  2. May 15, 2024
Doctors, NY Lawmakers Host Food Tasting and Press Conference in Support of Plant-Based School Lunch Legislation

ALBANY, N.Y.—Falafel Bowls, Powered Up Pasta with Chickpeas, and Veggie Skewers were just a few of the plant-based food items on the menu at a May 15 legislative reception supporting S996 (Hoylman-Sigal) / A3708 (Rajkumar), a bill that would provide plant-based options upon request in New York public schools.