May 1, 2017. -  With a press release titled Make School Lunches Great Again, USDA Secretary Purdue has delayed long-standing USDA Sodium Reduction Target I Goals by 3-years to 2020. Thus, American children will be permitted to continue receiving up to 74% of the daily Tolerable Upper Intake Limit for Sodium in a single school lunch.

We attach (1) the USDA Press Release; (2) the Proclamation signed by Secretary Perdue; (3) the 2012 Target Goals for Sodium Reduction; and (4) documentation of the Tolerable Upper Intake Level for Sodium set by the Institute of Medicine for children 4-8 years.