TITLE

SCHOOL BATTLE CONTINUES: Child nutrition allies fight for meal eligibility increase

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
FoodService Director;2/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of school foodservice professionals to pressure the U.S. Congress to liberalize eligibility requirements for school meal programs during the 2004-2005 school year. Call of the American Food Service Association for efforts to support the proposals; Focus of the federal government on the enforcement of the current standards; Preliminary results of the U.S. Department of Agriculture studies into school lunch eligibility verification procedures.
ACCESSION #
12403300

 

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