Latest Journal Issue Examines Thoughts on School Meal Standards


Interested in reading about the experiences and observations of other school nutrition operators? Be sure to check out The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, SNA’s peer-reviewed research journal published twice a year. The exclusively digital publication features research articles on topics critical to the successful operation of school meal programs.

The article titled “Cafeteria Staff Perceptions of the New USDA School Meal Standards” by Brenda Alcaraz, BS and Karen Weber Cullen, DrPH, RD compares different cafeteria staff perceptions about the new school food standards, how student participation rates were influenced by these regulations, and how staff could effectively influence a student’s dietary patterns in accordance with the new standards.

To read more from the Fall 2014 issue, visit

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