It is declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food, by assisting the States, through grants-in-aid and other means, in providing an adequate supply of foods and other facilities for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of nonprofit school lunch programs.
[June 4, 1946, ch. 281, § 2], [60 Stat. 230]; [Pub. L. 101–147, title III, § 312(1)], Nov. 10, 1989, [103 Stat. 916].)