Academy and Coalition Partners Meet with USDA Officials

11/09/2018 - The Academy and its partners in the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity met with officials in USDA's Food and Nutrition Service to provide input on a varied set of administration initiatives, including flexibility of nutrition standards for school meals, school foodservice professional standards and food crediting rules.

Emphasizing the importance of providing flexibility while maintaining standards, the Academy also reiterated the importance of increased technical assistance and resources for school kitchen modernization and equipment.

Read the Academy's regulatory comments to the USDA concerning the Child Nutrition Programs and flexibility for milk, whole grain and sodium requirements.