Latest National School Lunch Act Stories
Nu-Tek Salt offers solutions to food processors who need to reduce sodium in their food product due to the proposal by the USDA. This proposal will dramatically change the school lunch nutritional standards for sodium over the next 10 years.
A new National Research Council report finds no scientific basis that more stringent testing of meat purchased through the government's ground beef purchase program and distributed to various federal food and nutrition programs -- including the National School Lunch Program -- would lead to safer meat.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "Congress showed that the more than 31 million children who count on the national school lunch program are a top priority," said Linda Boardman, president of Applegate, the leading producer of natural and organic meats and cheeses.
On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved legislation that will expand the nation's school lunch program while making meals healthier.
School lunch programs could help reverse the negative effects of food scarcity on the academic performance of teens, according to a new study published Monday.
More than 17 million households in the United States didn't have enough money to provide food to all of family members for at least some of 2009.
BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast? Foundation presented its first-ever "Silent Hero Performance Award" to Buffalo Public Schools in New York in recognition of their achievement in implementing a successful Breakfast in the Classroom program.
High-calorie beverages not allowed by national guidelines are still available in a majority of U.S. elementary schools.
The US Department of Agriculture announced on Tuesday a $2 million initiative to help food behavior scientists find new ways to use psychology to fight childhood obesity and improve the federal school lunch program.
NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of school children across the United States grab a lunch tray and get in line. Few, if any, know the history behind the line or that they have the power to change what gets placed on the tray.
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