Congress OKs compromise child nutrition reauthorization

November 1998
FoodService Director;11/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p7
Trade Publication
Cites the key aspects of a compromise child nutrition reauthorization bill approved by the United States Congress. Age and date restrictions; Single comprehensive program for meals and meal supplement; Nutrition Education and Training; Provisions sought by American School Food Service Association; Reimbursement rates; Extension of waivers; Mandate for one health inspection a year; Fund for technical assistance and training.


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