SNA Comments on COVID-19 School Meal Operations Study

2021-06-11

SNA submitted comments in response to the USDA FNS Federal Register Comment Request, “School Meal Operations Study: Evaluation of the COVID-19 Child Nutrition Waivers and Child Nutrition Programs”. In the comment letter, SNA encouraged USDA to recognize and adjust for abrupt changes in traditional school meal operations due to the pandemic crisis. Without national coordination, each local educational agency has implemented best practices and actions to address their needs and address safety and social distancing protocols. SNA recommends that FNS convene a Commission to evaluate the processes and methods used during this emergency health crisis and develop a national playbook on operating school meal service programs in various emergencies.

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