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Nutrition & Meal Planning, SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Plus: Face Down Field Trip Frustrations

February 6, 2023

School field trips are among the most vivid memories students carry away from their K-12 years, but these unique educational…

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Advocacy & Policy, SNA News, USDA Policy Update

USDA Releases Proposed Long-Term Nutrition Standards 

February 3, 2023

USDA Releases Proposed Long-Term Nutrition Standards USDA has released proposed long-term nutrition standards for school meals. The proposed rule –Child…

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Press Release, USDA Policy Update

SNA Urges USDA to Maintain Current School Meal Rules

February 3, 2023

School Nutrition Association (SNA) is urging USDA to maintain current school nutrition standards rather than implement newly proposed rules that are unachievable for most schools nationwide.

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Legislation, SNA News

2022 Year-End Review: State Legislative Summary

January 31, 2023

In 2022, a number of states introduced or enacted legislation related to school meals. Take a look at key school…

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National School Breakfast Week, SNA News

Download the Official #NSBW23 Toolkit

January 27, 2023

National School Breakfast Week (March 6-10, 2023) is right around the corner, and it’s time to start making your preparations…

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SNA News, SNA Publications

SNA Seeks Editor for Twice-Yearly Research Journal

January 23, 2023

The School Nutrition Association is searching for an editor for the Journal of Child Nutrition & Management (JCN&M), its twice-yearly online research journal focused on school/child nutrition programs.

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SNA News, SNA Publications

Changes to SN Magazine’s Print Schedule

January 17, 2023

We know that School Nutrition magazine is one of your favorite member benefits, and we’re committed to producing an informative, inspirational and instructional publication for you.

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Advocacy & Policy, Press Release, SNA Research

SNA Survey Shows School Meal Programs Face Critical Challenges 

January 11, 2023

A School Nutrition Association (SNA) survey report released January 11, 2023, found critical economic and regulatory challenges threaten the sustainability of school meal programs.

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SNA News, SNA Publications

You’re Imagining Things (And That’s a Good Thing)

January 6, 2023

It’s a new year—and that means life is full of possibilities right now. Or so it would seem. But New…

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Careers & Training, SNA News

Apply to be a Subject Matter Expert With SNA Today!

December 22, 2022

Calling all marketing maestros, student engagement specialists, food allergy authorities and culinary demo connoisseurs—SNA’s professional development department is looking for…

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School Nutrition Industry Conference, SNA News

Share Your Excitement for #SNIC23 on Social Media

December 21, 2022

Looking forward to attending SNIC 2023? With less than a month to go, the conference will be here before you…

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Procurement & Supply Chain, SNA News

School Meal Programs Continue to Face Operating Challenges

December 16, 2022

It’s a well-known that the COVID-19 pandemic presented unprecedented challenges for schools and school meal programs, and recent data from…

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