- USDA Rules on Milk Subs in Schools. // Dairy Foods;Oct2008, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p26
The article reports on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) release of its final rule on guidelines for which beverages that can be considered a substitute for milk in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. In its standards on milk substitutes in school meals,...
- USDA plans to buy frozen berries. // Western Farm Press;5/15/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p21
Reports that United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to purchase up to 3.5 million pounds of frozen strawberries for donation to child nutrition and other domestic food assistance programs. National School Lunch Program; School Breakfast Program; Summer Food Service Program; Food...
- Breakfast blues: Despite subsidy, educational benefit, many schools thwart morning-market potential. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;05/25/98, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p42
Reports on the declining participation of both schools and students in the School Breakfast Program, a program subsidized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Data on the level of participation in the breakfast and lunch programs; USDA and the American School Food Service...
- Limiting Potato Intake Will Do More Harm Than Good. John, Keeling // American Vegetable Grower;Mar2011, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p56
The author reflects on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs proposal, in which he says that the limit might significantly reduce the amount of vegetables taken by kids.
- School lunches get a new look. Smith, Nathan // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);8/29/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p7
The article offers information on change in meal pattern for the school lunch and breakfast programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Playing Politics With Children's Health. KEELING, JOHN // American Vegetable Grower;Nov2011, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p46
The author takes issue with the updated 2011 guidelines introduced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the Nutrition Standards in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs, which would limit the total servings of "starchy" vegetables like potatoes and lima beans offered in...
- Rising Number of Children said To Be Eligible for Free, Reduced-Priced Lunch. Flax, Ellen // Education Week;12/11/1991, Vol. 11 Issue 15, p4
The article reports on the increased number of students participating in the federal school-lunch program who become qualified for free or reduced-price meals in different schools in the U.S. For September, 12.4 million students were eligible of the program, a 1.3 million increase from last...
- SCHOOL LUNCH MAKEOVER. Schilling, Becky // FoodService Director;3/15/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p26
The article discusses the final meal pattern regulations for school meals released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the National School Lunch Program will require a food-based menu planning which is being used by 70% of program operators. Under the...
- USDA Opts to Keep in Place More-Flexible Lunch Rules. Blad, Evie // Education Week;1/15/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p7
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in January 2014 to ease previous restrictions on grain and protein menu offerings found within the National School Lunch Program.