Congressman Rodney Davis Questions USDA Secretary Vilsack on School Nutrition Programs


April 7, 2014 - On April 3rd, Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) questioned USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding challenges school meal programs are facing as a result of the new meal pattern. The exchange took place as part of a House Committee on Agriculture hearing. Click here to view a YouTube clip of Rep. Davis and Secretary Vilsack’s comments. You can find the full archive of the hearing, here.

SNA data was referenced in the exchange. SNA employed USDA monthly participation data to calculate participation across a school year (September through May), pulling from USDA's Key Program Data reports, found here.

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