TITLE

Ag Bill Adds $1 Billion

AUTHOR(S)
Salkin, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
FoodService Director;12/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the budget added by the U.S. Congress for child nutrition programs, under the Agriculture Appropriations Bill, which became Public Law 109-97 in November 2005. Major programs which will receive additional funds include school breakfast and lunch programs. Also added under the law is an allotment to improve child nutrition program integrity through independent verification of school food service claims. Funds will also be available for technical assistance on local wellness policies.
ACCESSION #
20277861

 

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