'OVER-CERTIFICATION' HITS 27%: USDA eyes plan to replace school lunch eligibility rules
- Improving school lunch grades. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Nov93, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the efforts of the United States Department of Agriculture to improve the food served at schools. School lunches' meeting of nutritional guidelines; Issue of serving more whole grains; Setting up of fast-food restaurants on school grounds; Question of schools being required to offer...
- USDA Announces New Standards for School Meals. // Supermarket News Expert Blog;1/25/2012, p7
The article reports on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) launch of new school meal standards, requiring students to have access to both vegetables and fruits everyday.
- School Lunches Get a Makeover. // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;8/29/2012, Vol. 45 Issue 30, p14
The article focuses on the changes of lunch menus in schools under new regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
- USDA's subsidized-meal-program certification to undergo review. // Nation's Restaurant News;10/21/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 42, p20
Reports on the expected review by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of the process the federal government uses to certify the eligibility of school students for free or reduced-price school meals as of October 2002. American School Food Service Association's letter to the Office of...
- School Lunch Quality. // Pediatrics for Parents;2001, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p10
Informs on the quality of school lunches in the United States, according to Department of Agriculture standards.
- Agriculture Dept. criticizes content of school meals. Sklaroff, Sarah // Education Week;11/3/93, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the United States Department of Agriculture's study that the meals served in the federally subsidized school-lunch program are high in fat and salt. Number of schools and students covered; Comparison of figures with the `Dietary Guidelines for Americans' and `Diet and Health'...
- Some Say Drought Relief Takes School Food Money. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;10/23/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p18
Reports on the opinion of the advocates of school meal programs and Democrats that a drought-relief package for ranchers may siphon money away from some of the U.S. Department for Agriculture's (USDA) school food programs. Source of funds tapped by USDA to compensate herd owners for losses...
- New USDA Initiative Enables More Low-Income Children in Tennessee to Receive Healthy, Well-Balanced Meals. // Tennessee Tribune;6/5/2014, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p9A
The article reports on the benefits of the Community Eligibility Provision urged by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for low-income children studying in eligible school districts in Tennessee.
- Schools making progress on new US nutrition standards. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;May/Jun2014, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p1
The article reports on the nutrition standards for school meals implemented at the Boulder Valley School District in Montana as issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Making progress on school meals. Thornton, Janey // Hill;10/5/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 135, p30
In this article, the author discusses the progress made by the U.S. government on school meals, wherein a proposed nutrition standards for school meals has been introduced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.