TITLE

School nutrition achieves higher prominence

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
FoodService Director;7/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the success of the School Nutrition Association (SNA) after its name change in Virginia. Role of the association in the promotion of child nutrition according to president Karen Johnson; Factors attributed to the increase in the association's membership; Contribution of the SNA to local wellness policies mandated by the Child Nutrition and Women, Children and Infants Reauthorization Act.
ACCESSION #
17828436

 

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