News & Legislation


School Nutrition News & Legislation



April 23, 2017

Timing and duration matters for school lunch and recess



April 18, 2017
SNA first quarter 2017 State Legislative Summary report



February 14, 2017
A record number of poor kids are eating breakfast »



January 6, 2017
Schools get another year to meet sodium reduction targets »




Sam Kass: Want kids to learn well? Feed them well.
[TED Talk] »





December 7, 2016
Pew Charitable Trust study: School Meal Programs Innovate to Improve Student Nutrition »




November 30, 2016
USDA Releases First-Ever Web-Based School Meals Application Prototype




December 6, 2016
New study highlights benefits and nutritional quality of school lunch program »



November 14, 2016
HR 6299 (proposed), the American Foods for American Schools Act, will require school nutrition providers to purchase domestically produced and processed foods.
Full text of HR 6299 »



October 12, 2016
The USDA has released some important procurement updates:
    Draft Tool for Local Agency Procurement Reviews »
    Updated Fiscal Year Reporting Timeline and Reporting Table »



October 11, 2016
USDA Celebrates Progress during National School Lunch Week and Farm to School Month »



September 2, 2016
FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps »




August 5, 2016

Texas - Action for Healthy Kids


  • TAHK Steering Committee Minutes - August 2016




  • June 2016
    FRAC Summer Nutrition Status Report: Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation


    Questions? Email TASN PP&L Chair Ray Marshall at raymarshall@bisd.us