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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new nutrition standards for food items sold at school separate from the school nutrition programs or extra foods sold through the school nutrition program. The regulations, entitled Smart Snacks in School, encourage healthier foods with more whole grains, lower fat dairy, fruit, vegetables and lean protein and limiting fat, sugar and sodium. The Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards will apply to all foods sold on the school campus during the entire school day but will not impact foods at school such as class parties or after-school bake sales/fundraisers. These regulations are in interim status, to be implemented in school year 2014-2015.
Feds release new nutritional standards for schools 071713 HEALTH 1 Capital City Weekly The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new nutrition standards for food items sold at school separate from the school nutrition programs or extra foods sold through the school nutrition program. The regulations, entitled Smart Snacks in School, encourage healthier foods with more whole grains, lower fat dairy, fruit, vegetables and lean protein and limiting fat, sugar and sodium. The Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards will apply to all foods sold on the school campus during the entire school day but will not impact foods at school such as class parties or after-school bake sales/fundraisers. These regulations are in interim status, to be implemented in school year 2014-2015.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Story last updated at 7/18/2013 - 1:11 pm

Feds release new nutritional standards for schools

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new nutrition standards for food items sold at school separate from the school nutrition programs or extra foods sold through the school nutrition program. The regulations, entitled Smart Snacks in School, encourage healthier foods with more whole grains, lower fat dairy, fruit, vegetables and lean protein and limiting fat, sugar and sodium. The Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards will apply to all foods sold on the school campus during the entire school day but will not impact foods at school such as class parties or after-school bake sales/fundraisers. These regulations are in interim status, to be implemented in school year 2014-2015.

See http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/governance/legislation/allfoods.htm


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