legislation & regulation

Rep. Todd Rokita (R) says that students going back to school this fall are unlikely to have tastier lunches because administration officials won't "roll back" strict nutritional...
Columbia Public Schools’ foodservice is making small menu changes this year in an attempt to reduce waste, sell more and give students more of what they want while meeting the federal requirements.
City officials are weighing changes to school menus less than one year after earlier changes drew parent criticism. Officials say those menu changes were not final, and an advisory board is...
The updated national nutrition standards helped close the nutrition gap among middle and high schools, a study conducted by a healthcare advocacy group indicates.
The legislation would prevent schools from being forced to raise meal prices if their child nutrition programs are financially solvent.
The measure would ease the whole-grains and salt-reduction requirements in the reauthorized law.
The proposed changes reflect a growing trend in senior living—to provide a greater variety of foods that are made with higher-quality ingredients and that cater to residents’ religious and cultural...
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman vetoed a bill that would have restricted vending-machine items on county properties and at youth-oriented programs operated by county agencies.
Fearing tightening regulations, the Bozeman School Board voted to suspend the high school’s participation in the NSLP, while elementary and middle schools will remain involved.
With thousands of bills hitting Congress, the SNA knew a nationwide effort was needed to make reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act a priority.

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