Children need good nutrition all year long. When school is out during the summer months, many children no longer have access to even one nutritious meal each day. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps to fill the gap. Research shows a lack of nutrition during the summer months may set up a cycle for poor performance once school begins. We must do all we can to ensure that children get nutritious food during the summer months so that they are ready to learn during the school year.
Tami Cline, explains how parents, teachers and administrators can work with school nutrition directors in "How You Can Help Kids Eat Healthy School Meals"
The Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule will go into full implementation for large U.S. farms in the summer of 2019. But recordkeeping must start this year. Erik Bungo, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ produce safety program supervisor, told farmers the new rules were designed to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.
Providing nutritious meals to children in lower-income areas during summer when school is not in session. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to ensure that children in low-income areas could continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations, when they do not have access to school lunch or breakfast. It provides nutritious and free meals to children 18 and younger during the summer months.
Vegetarian diets are associated with reduced risk for diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. We aimed to determine the nutritional adequacy of usual food intake in a cohort of young vegetarians and omnivores who regularly exercise.
Tennessee Department of Human Services Kicks Off 2017 Summer Food Service Program Application Cycle - Clarksville, TN Online
School Meal Program- - National School Lunch Program - Fresh Fruits & Veggies Program - School Breakfast Program - Special Milk Program - Farm to School Initiative -Summer Food Service Prorgam and more.
The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) is accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Food Service Program from public, private and nonprofit schools and local government and private nonprofit organizations.