School Nutrition Experts and USDA Officials Engage in Dialogue

11/01/2018 - Leaders from the Academy's Board of Directors and the School Nutrition Services and Public Health and Community Nutrition dietetic practice groups hosted a listening session with officials from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service in the wake of FNCE® to discuss recent changes to child nutrition programs and ways to reduce regulatory burdens while optimizing program services and health of participants.

The dialogue focused on the need for technical assistance, targeted flexibility without sacrificing standards, and working to successfully implement standards nationwide.