News & Legislation



School Nutrition Legislative Issues


September 29, 2017
HR 3738: The the Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017. Make your voice heard!
    >> Text of HR 3738


School Nutrition News


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