Child Nutrition Act of '04 gets Bush, ASFSA O.K

Salkin, Stephanie
August 2004
FoodService Director;8/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p42
Trade Publication
Provides information on the provisions needed for the implementation of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, a program aimed to distribute free fruit and vegetable snacks to school children signed by U.S. President George W. Bush. Volume of peach and pineapple products that the U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to purchase for donation to child nutrition; Volume of meat products purchased by the government; Background on the Produce Industry Safety Initiative.


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