FNS Increases Per-Meal Rate

November 2006
FoodService Director;11/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p38
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The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service to raise the per meal rate for its food purchase program for the school year 2006-2007. The decision was made after the failure to meet at least 12% of its support level in the last school year. Per meal rate will be increased to 20 cents from 16.75 cents per meal. It will also include new products such as sliced and diced ham and ground chicken.


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