We just returned from Dallas where we attended School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference (ANC). It was filled with thought-provoking panel discussions and meetings that dealt with everything from the challenges of serving school breakfast to the childhood hunger problem in today’s struggling economy.
Have you seen the new television series Jamie Oliver’s Food Nation? This is but one case in point that illustrates how school nutrition programs are under attack as national media has distorted facts about healthy school meals.
Here’s some news you might want to put on your calendar. Last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA will be holding a series of school nutrition events throughout the country to highlight school meal programs . . .