This webinar provides an overview of the study and the webinar series.
This webinar focuses on findings related to student and parent satisfaction with the school meal programs and plate waste, or the amount of available food that was discarded or not eaten.
This webinar focuses on findings related to the dietary intakes (using a 24-hour dietary recall) of students who did and did not participate in the National School Lunch Program.
This webinar focuses on meal cost estimates at the SFA level, which reflect costs for the typical or average SFA. The webinar also presents findings on total foodservice revenues at the SFA level, which includes revenues from all sources.
SNMCS Webinar Series - Meeting the Updated Nutrition Standards and the Nutritional Quality of School Lunches
The findings described in this webinar are based on two analyses. One that estimated the percentage of daily and weekly lunch menus that met the updated nutrition standards, and another that examined the nutritional quality of the lunches using the Healthy Eating Index-2010.
Local wellness policies are an important tool for parents, local educational agencies and school districts in promoting student wellness, preventing and reducing childhood obesity, and providing assurance that school meal nutrition guidelines meet the minimum federal school meal standards.
A resource for school meals program operators on the Buy American Provision. This provision safeguards the health and well-being of our Nation’s children and supports the U.S. economy, American farmers, and small and local agricultural businesses. The National School Lunch Act requires school food authorities (SFAs) to purchase, to the maximum extent practicable, domestic commodities or products.
This memorandum provides guidance regarding continuation of the food safety inspections reporting requirement under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for fiscal year 2019.
The purpose of this memorandum is to distribute $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2019 to state agencies to competitively award equipment assistance grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.
School programs policy memo SP 14-2019 provides SY 2017-18 reporting guidance for the FNS-640 report. The FNS-640 form became available in FPRS on March 1, 2019. State agencies may use the attached instructions and business rules/edit check to begin and/or finalize implementation of processes for reporting and any system updates for School Year 2017-2018 reporting.