legislation & regulation

Reauthorization of the program, with or without adjustments in the requirements, could take months.
Decisions on the changes sought by school FSDs remain in limbo.
The program at Clearwater Middle School—one of 51 schools the state has provided funds for—includes pasta and locally sourced menu items, plus produce grown in the school’s garden.
St. Anthony Schools dropped out of the federal school lunch program following complaints from students about small portions. As a result, officials say, participation has risen despite the change in...
The School Nutrition Association argues that future sodium reductions set by the National School Lunch Program will be too taxing on schools, while salt-industry lobbyists say the restrictions are...
The chairman of the Senate committee involved in reauthorizing the Child Nutrition Act announced yesterday that a key step in pushing through an updated bill has been delayed indefinitely.

When Deputy Editor Dana Moran was a student at Vista Middle School in Ferndale, Wash., the ultimate status snack was a big cookie—which is no longer menued.

With the expiration of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act less than three weeks away, School Nutrition Association President Jean Ronnei sent a letter to key members of congress Monday, stressing the...
Funds will go toward training programs that help school districts meet the new professional standards for cafeteria staff, as well as state programs that provide nutrition education, child care and...
The state’s Department of Human Services is requesting help from Tennesseans in fighting child hunger.

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