CHILD NUTRITION ON THE GRIDDLE: Free school breakfast pilot draws attack in Congress
- ASFSA gives preliminary OK to USDA school food programs. // Nation's Restaurant News;05/25/98, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p16
Details the American School Food Service Association's (ASFSA) preliminary approval to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the proposed changes to the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. Important provisions of the proposed regulations; Flexibility programs; Changes to rules...
- School-meals rules lauded as healthy shift. Portner, Jessica // Education Week;7/13/94, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p14
Reports on the Department of Agriculture's intention to revamp the federal school meals programs. Bill Clinton Administration's issuance of proposed nutritional recommendations; Origins of the school-lunch program; Reactions of educators and nutrition advocates; Related developments in the...
- Back to school--and a better lunch. Lew, Irvina // Heart & Soul;Aug/Sep96, Issue 16, p86
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's new national school lunch program. Changing of nutritional standards to improve the quality of food served to children; Importance of the guidelines to the health of Afro-American children; What parents can do. INSET: Bring Team Nutrition to your...
- USDA approves yogurt as meat choice in school meals. Carlson, Gordon // Dairy Foods;Apr97, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p16
Discusses the US Department of Agriculture's approval of a rule that allows yoghurt to serve as a meat alternate in meals presented under its food program for children. Support for ruling by the Milk Industry Foundation; Provisions under the rule.
- Dietary guides spur rewrite of school menus. White, Kerry A. // Education Week;04/02/97, Vol. 16 Issue 27, p8
Reports on the establishment of new dietary standards by the United States Department of Agriculture governing food service for school children. Provision of more choices for students; Percentage of schools that meet the requirements; Changes in food service menus.
- Kansas Cattlemen pleased to see modifications in new school lunch program. // High Plains Journal;2/18/2013, Vol. 131 Issue 7, p15-B
The article focuses on modifications made in the child's school lunch program launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to include beef in the menu of the program.
- up front. // NEA Today;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p14
The article presents information on student participation and cost of school lunches subsidized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at U.S. schools.
- USDA plans nutritional update for school meals. Kapner, Suzanne // Nation's Restaurant News;5/8/95, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p7
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) plans to update nutritional guidelines for school breakfast and lunch programs. Launching of `Great Nutrition Adventure,' a series of events designed to educate foodservice directors and students about healthful eating; Private sector support...
- USDA To Pilot Program Providing Free Breakfasts. Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;01/26/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p20
Reveals the pilot project that will be launched by the United States (US) Department of Agriculture that aims to provide free breakfast to a limited number of elementary schools in the US. Reason behind the project; Number of schools that will be chosen; Budget authorized by the Congress for the...