TITLE

Politicizing School Food

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
FoodService Director;3/15/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act by the U.S. Congress. He states the appeal from several lobbyists for Congress to provide the needs of school foodservice programs to deliver the jobs efficiently and the demand of school foodservice professionals to develop the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs during the annual Legislative Action Conference hosted by the School Nutrition Association in Washington, D.C.
ACCESSION #
48635286

 

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