Latest National School Lunch Act Stories

2010-10-13 06:25:00

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.

2010-10-05 07:15:00

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.

2010-09-15 09:25:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast?® 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.

2010-08-25 10:30:00

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.

2010-08-10 12:54:00

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.

2010-08-09 10:50:00

American Dietetic Association updated position paper says developing lifelong healthy behaviors in children is a "shared responsibility."

2010-08-05 17:37:00

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.

2010-06-29 08:29:00

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.

2010-06-21 11:55:00

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.

2010-06-09 14:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and children from St.

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