Benita Gingerella


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Benita Gingerella

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Going mobile: Fighting food insecurity during COVID-19

The University of Arkansas for Medical Science’s Stocked & Reddie food pantry has hit the road to help provide food and supplies.


SNA asks USDA to reinstate school meal rollbacks blocked by federal court

The School Nutrition Association is concerned that K-12 operators will face meal planning challenges due to the more stringent sodium and whole-grain rules, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the team at Hendricks Regional Health is crafting heat-and-eat meals for busy hospital staff.

It will be the first to implement Pandemic EBT, a benefit intended to help those who have children attending schools that are closed due to COVID-19.

They argue that broadening the Restaurant Meals Program will help protect SNAP recipients, minimize grocery store lines and keep restaurant workers employed.

Jefferson County Public Schools is using food trucks and grab-and-go sites to serve about 18,000 meals a day.

The bill would suspend the collection of all meal debt as well as any late fees associated with it.

Cafeteria staff are preparing a variety of hot and cold meals for those in their communities who have been impacted by COVID-19.

The funds can be used to cover school nutrition costs.

The Help Feed School Kids Now campaign will provide grant funding to schools struggling to keep costs in check.

Tim Schoonmaker and his team use a CER statement to anticipate problems during emergencies and figure out how to solve them.

K-12 operators share what has worked for them as they transition their feeding operations to grab-and-go sites and meal delivery.

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