TITLE

SNA visits Congress

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
FoodService Director;11/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the visit made by the School Nutrition Association at the U.S. Congress to convince the House Agricultural Committee (HAC) about the importance of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). The group seeks to convince the HCA to conduct a pilot program into the effects of eliminating NSLP. It also proposes that children whose families fall under a certain income level would receive free meals. A survey found that pizza, chicken and taco are among the lunch entrée preferred by children.
ACCESSION #
23085183

 

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