USDA Nixes Philly Program

December 2008
FoodService Director;12/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p6
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The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to terminate the 17-year-old Universal Feeding Program, at the School District of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania as of 2010. This means the district will now have to collect and process free- and reduced-priced meal applications if parents want their children to continue receiving meals through the federal reimbursement program. Under the universal program, all students received free meals.


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