SNA Sees Healthy Boost

Salkin, Stephanie
October 2006
FoodService Director;10/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p38
Trade Publication
The article presents the results of the School Nutrition Association's Back-to-School Trends Survey in the U.S. It has found that more than 71% of school districts have made notable efforts during the past two years to offer healthful meal choices through the National School Lunch Program. Sixty-three percent increased the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables on a la carte lines and/or in vending machines.


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