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USDA publishes final rule for school meals

On December 6, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue empowered local schools with additional options to serve healthy and appealing meals. A final rule on school meal flexibilities, to be published later this month in the Federal Register, increases local flexibility … Continue reading

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Federal Update: Sequestration remains a concern; Senate committee marks up child nutrition reauthorization

The United States Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with work ahead to finalize a funding bill for fiscal year 2016. The overall concern is averting another round of across-the-board budget cuts from sequestration that could begin at the … Continue reading

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