Child Nutrition News for the Week of September 26

Senate Child Nutrition Bill Hotlined What’s for lunch? Here’s a look inside some O.C. school cafeterias Farm to preschool kit available online Choose water to reduce childhood obesity Kids Joining ‘School Lunch Advisory Councils’ to Deal With Michelle Obama’s Rules 3 healthy habits you need to teach your kids Healthy breakfast tips for parents and kids  

Child Nutrition News for the Week of September 12

USDA Announces $6.7 million in Grants for Child Care & Schools during the Back to School Season Children Need 3 Hours Of Exercise Per Day To Achieve Physical Fitness & Succeed In School Funding government top of Congress’ agenda Empowering Students Through Nutrition This School Year 42.2 Million Americans are food insecure 10 ways to increase fruits and vegetables daily …

Child Nutrition News for the Week of September 5

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month September marks Childhood Obesity Awareness Month An epidemic of good habits makes Minnesota a leader in the fight against obesity Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines Whole Foods raising money for school salad bars, gardens How to Create Better Meal Experiences for Your Kids Helping kids learn how …

Child Nutrition News for the Week of August 8

Scientists make a case for skipping meat Tips for practicing back to school lunch food safety Back to school on a tight budget Brighter Bites, a school-based program that combines the distribution of donated produce with nutritional education and a fun food experience for low-income families in food desert areas, was successful in improving the intake of fruits and vegetables …

Child Nutrition News for the Week of July 31

Hoping the new rates are published by USDA before the end of next week, but state agencies are sending out notices to participants that July claims are being blocked (will not be processed) until the new rates are released. This one came from Oklahoma: ATTENTION: USDA has not released the FY 2017 rates. July 2017 claims CANNOT be paid until …