Latest National School Lunch Act Stories
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.
WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast?Â® Foundation announced its third round of Silent Hero Grants to award up to $50,000 in grants to public schools, non-profit private schools and non-profit organizations participating in the national School Breakfast Program.
With children going back to school, parents are concerned that their youngsters are staying fit and eating right, especially those who dine in a school cafeteria.
WOODBURY, N.Y., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Serving breakfast in the classroom instead of in the cafeteria is among the best options to overcome challenges such as time constraints and staffing issues when offering School Breakfast.
American Dietetic Association updated position paper says developing lifelong healthy behaviors in children is a "shared responsibility."
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The International Dairy Foods Association applauded the leadership of Chairman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, on the passage of child nutrition legislation that strengthens federal feeding programs.
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal income guidelines to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk will remain at current levels for July 2010 - June 2011, acting Education Secretary Thomas E.
A new article from the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management is the first to evaluate the long-term health and educational effects of participation in the National School Lunch Program.
ST. PAUL, Minn., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and children from St.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.