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Thanking School Nutrition Professionals

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Education Secretary Cardona provide a brief message thanking school nutrition professionals for the work they do to ensure students receive nutritious meals.

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Planning for a Dynamic School Environment Webinar: Guidance for Meal Service Flexibilities for SY 2021-2022

 On August 26, FNS delivered a live webinar to state agencies and local program operators providing an overview of nationwide waivers for school year 2021-22. During the webinar, staff discussed scenarios where flexibilities may be utilized and suggestions for planning for the unexpected.  Lastly, resources were shared to further help state agencies and local program operators meet the unique needs of their community. 

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Procurement Strategies for School Year 2021-2022: Webinar for School Food Authorities

This webinar discusses school meal procurement strategies and USDA school meal program flexibilities, waivers, and training resources for School Year 2021-2022. 

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Procurement Strategies for School Year 2021-2022: Webinar for State Agencies

This webinar focuses on USDA school meal program flexibilities, waivers, and training resources to help state and school food authorities (SFAs) navigate supply chain issues during School Year 2021-2022. 

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Everything You Need to Know about GS1 GDSN! Accessing Nutrient, Allergen and Ingredient Information for USDA Foods in Schools

This webinar is intended for states and school districts that serve direct delivered USDA Foods for child nutrition programs.

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Produce Safety Videos and Webinars

For more produce safety training videos visit https://theicn.org/icn-resources-a-z/produce-safety/ and check out “The Produce Lab Videos” featuring Chef Cyndie and Tom Schwartz discussing some of the culinary techniques, good agricultural practices, and quality and condition skills taught at Produce Safety University.

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Methods Used to Examine Nutritional Characteristics of School Meals

This webinar describes the methods used to examine nutritional characteristics of school meals, including compliance with the updated nutrition standards.

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Methods Used to Estimate Plate Waste in School Meals

This webinar describes the methods used to estimate plate waste in school lunches and breakfasts, and it focuses on the methods used to estimate the percentage of available foods, calories, and nutrients that were wasted. 
 

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Methods Used to Examine Students’ Dietary Intakes

This webinar describes the methods used to examine students’ dietary intakes

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Methods Used to Estimate the Cost of Producing Reimbursable School Meals

This webinar describes the methods used to estimate the cost of producing reimbursable school meals in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program