Yesterday, Richard Besser, MD, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), issued a statement reaffirming support for school meals standards.

“Every child deserves a healthy school that provides nutritious food to eat and opportunities to be physically active,” he writes. “The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation urges the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support students’ health and well-being by fully implementing the nutrition standards for school meals that took effect in 2012.”

Read the full statement.