TITLE

AT HEARINGS ON HUNGER: ASFSA prods Congress to open cafeterias to 'hungry'

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
FoodService Director;01/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the call of the American School Food Service Association for the United States Congress to open cafeterias to combat hunger in communities across the country. Financial problems of converting school cafeterias into community kitchens; Call on Congress to provide funding to establish a universal free school breakfast program.
ACCESSION #
4064960

 

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