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- Hunger is a serious, pervasive, and very real problem for many Americans [ No comments]
- August 23, 2012
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans reported they didn’t have enough money to pay for food at times this year, according to a new Gallup poll out this week. Moreover, poll results by state show that in some regions of the country, like the South, close to a quarter of residents have struggled to feed their families.
Tags: gallop , poll , usda
- Colorado Schools Awarded For Increasing School Breakfast Participation [ No comments]
- February 1, 2012
Clayton Elementary School Principal Nicole Westfall in Englewood, Colorado has seen firsthand the difference that the Breakfast in the Classroom program has had with her students. “Teachers are reporting increased participation and attention from students and a dramatic increase in endurance. Our families are happier too. They are reporting much less stressful mornings.” Over the past year, Clayton Elementary has seen a 72 percent increase in the School Breakfast Program.
Tags: colorado , no kid hungry , school breakfast , usda
- New USDA Guidelines for School Food: Can They Be Met? [ No comments]
- January 27, 2012
For the first time in 15 years, the USDA has updated and improved the nutritional guidelines for school food.
Tags: food guidelines , healty food , michell obama , nutrition , usda
- Share Our Strength Applauds New School Nutrition Standards [ No comments]
- January 25, 2012
Today, the USDA announced new and improved nutrition standards for school meals under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. These updated standards give kids greater access to healthy foods like fruits, vegetables and whole-grains in their school meals.
Tags: hunger-free kids act , michelle obama , nutrition education , usda