legislation and regulation

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USDA, SNA strike optimistic tone at school show

Officials from both organizations express hope that there will be some resolution regarding disagreements over flexibility with regulations.

Operations

New school health model incorporates 'Whole Child' principles

Some of the elements include school climate issues, students engagement and community involvement.

Sam Kass was denied his proposal to speak at the School Nutrition Association’s convention in Denver.

Nutrition standards for school lunches have turned into one of the most contentious issues in this year’s appropriations debate.

A politician gets it right at the opening session of the School Nutrition Association’s conference.

Jeffrey Mills, former director of food and nutrition services for D.C. Public Schools, filed a lawsuit after he was fired for alleged mismanagement and fraud.

As incorporation of halal-prepared menu items increases along with the Muslim population in the U.S., the member interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Muslims in Dietetics and Nutrition (MIDAN), recently hosted a webinar to discuss halal dietary needs within foodservice operations.

School Board officials are in the process of updating the district's policy on how long students should be allowed to charge school lunches if their parents have unpaid balances.

The study shows that schools are meeting or exceeding many of the intended goals.

The proposed repeal of the California law that requires food workers to wear gloves has inched its way through the state Assembly and Senate and is in its "final push" to go to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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