Brooklyn Councilman Announces Kosher and Halal Lunch Programs
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"Universal free lunch in New York City schools is not truly universal until every child in every school, regardless of religious dietary restrictions, is provided with a healthy, filling meal," councilman Deustch said in a press release.
There are still several hurdles to clear before the program launches though. City officials have yet to determine what agency will oversee the program, and there is concern over the budget allocation.