Volume 42, Issue 2, Fall 2018


The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management

A Publication of the School Nutrition Association

Table of Contents

Volume 42, Issue 2, Fall 2018

Editor’s Note

Recognition of the Journal of Child Nutrition and Management Peer ReviewersPurpose/Objectives
The hallmark of a research journal is that submissions undergo a peer-review process.


Management of Food Allergies in Schools Purpose/Objectives
The purpose of this study was to collect current baseline data about food allergy management inschool districts.

by Kevin Sauer, PhD, RDN, LD; Emily Patten, PhD, RD, CD; Kevin Roberts, PhD; and Michael Schartz

The Impact the Smarter Lunchroom Movement Strategies Have on School Children's Healthy Food Selection and Consumption: A systematic Review Purpose/Objectives
In 2009, the Smarter Lunchroom Movement (SLM) strategy was created to provide schoolsacross the United States (US) with evidence-based solutions to encourage healthier eating among children.

by Stephanie Mumby, MS, RDN; Meghan Leineweber, MS, RDN, LDN; and Jeanette Andrade, PhD, RDN, LDN

Farm-to-School Product Purchasing Frequencies Reported by School Food Service EmployeesPurpose/Objectives
The purpose of the study was to determine types and frequency of local food products purchasedby schools as part of FTS programs and to identify whether differences in purchasing existrelative to school size (number of lunches served).

by Nathan Stokes, PhD and Susan W. Arendt, PhD, RD, FAND, CHE

Time to eat School Lunch Affects Elementary Students' Nutrient Consumption Purpose/Objectives
Advocacy groups recommend the school lunch period allow students 20 minutes of time to eat.

by Deana Hildebrand, PhD, RD, SNS, LD; Catherine Millburg Ely, MS, RD, LD, CNSC; Nancy M.Betts, PhD, RD; Gail E. Gates, PhD, RD, FAND


Implementation and Evaluation of Farm to Youth! A Fruit and Vegetable Produce Education Program Purpose/Objectives
To describe: 1) the implementation of a fruit and vegetable education program developed toimprove produce intake among youth and their families in a rural Mississippi school district; and2) satisfaction data for the program.

by David H. Holben, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND and Michelle A. Weber, BS


2018 Child Nutrition Showcase Research Poster Abstracts Purpose/Objectives
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the relationship between alternative breakfastofferings and discipline referrals in high schools in Arkansas.

2018 Institute of Child Nutrition Research Progress report Purpose/Objectives
ARD supports ICN’s mission by conducting applied research that engages active child nutritionindustry professionals.

by Keith Rushing, PhD.

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