October 2008
FoodService Director;10/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p6
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The article discusses the study "Heat's On: School Meals Under Financial Pressure," which was released by the School Nutrition Association (SNA). The study reveals that the average cost to prepare a school lunch has increased 10% in 2007. It also shows that the U.S. government's reimbursement of school lunch rose only 4.3%. The study suggests that the resulting gap between cost and reimbursement increases could cost school nutrition programs $4.5 million in meals a day.


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