The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management


If you’re looking for the latest research articles on significant issues affecting child nutrition and school foodservice management, look no further. The latest issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management is available for you to review.

Published twice a year, each issue of this exclusively digital publication features several research articles on topics critical to the successful operation of school meal programs. For the Spring 2019 issue, the peer-reviewed articles include:

Research in Action:

  • Evaluation of a Sensory-based, Food-Education Program on Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Kindergarten Children
  • An Exploratory Case Study of a Food Education Program in the United Kingdom: Chefs Adopt a School
  • Attitudes, Perceived Benefits and Barriers, and Prevalence of Scheduling Recess Before Lunch: A Survey of Indiana Elementary School Principals
  • Exploration of Mealtime Practices and Policies Among NC Head Start Organizations: Does Practice Reflect Policy?
  • Confidence of Hourly School Nutrition Employees with Local and Farm-Fresh Produce
  • Food Traceability in School Foodservice Operations: Benefits and Challenges

Current Issues:

  • Free Lunch After All? An Historical Review of Implementation of School Meals in New York City Public Schools


  • Salad Bars in Schools and Fruit and Vegetable Selection and Consumption: A Review of Recent Research

USDA Research Summary:

  • FNS Research Corner Summary of Research

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Archive of past issues:

Spring 2019 Fall 2019 
Spring 2018 Fall 2018
Spring 2017   Fall 2017
Spring 2016   Fall 2016
Spring 2015   Fall 2015 
Spring 2014   Fall 2014 
Spring 2013   Fall 2013 
Spring 2012   Fall 2012 
Spring 2011   Fall 2011 
Spring 2010   Fall 2010 
Spring 2009   Fall 2009 
Spring 2008   Fall 2008 
Spring 2007   Fall 2007 
Spring 2006   Fall 2006 
Spring 2005   Fall 2005 
Spring 2004   Fall 2004 
Spring 2003   Fall 2003 
Spring 2002   Fall 2002 

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