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Team Nutrition collaborates with industry and partner organizations to help child nutrition professionals provide students with tasty and nutritious meals that meet meal pattern requirements.

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Team Nutrition COVID-19 Resources The following Team Nutrition resources discuss the flexibilities and child nutrition program adjustments to ease meal service operations and protect the health of children and program operators during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Child Nutrition Database (CNDB) has been updated to Release 23 (CN23). This new release is available to companies who develop software approved by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for nutrient analyses required in the school meal programs.
Institute of Child Nutrition The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN), part of the School of Applied Science at The University of Mississippi, is dedicated to applied research, education and training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs.
Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent buy the right amount of food and the appropriate type of food for your program(s) and determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements.
Child Nutrition Labeling Program provides food manufacturers the option to include a standardized food crediting statement on their product label. Products produced in accordance with the CN Labeling Program are generally purchased by foodservice providers for FNS meal programs.
Menu Planner is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.
Upcoming Training Webinars Learn about hot topics in child nutrition and with Team Nutrition's popular webinars.
09/22/2020