The Latest from SNA

Take a look at what’s happening right now in school nutrition by reviewing SNA’s latest press releases, as well as access archived materials for background and research purposes.

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Latest Press Releases

Press Release, Procurement & Supply Chain

School Meal Supply Chain Report Spotlights Problems & Solutions

July 26, 2022

As back-to-school season approaches, a new report chronicles the continued supply chain and labor crisis impacting school meal programs nationwide and the strategies school nutrition professionals employ to ensure students continue to receive healthy meals.


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Advocacy & Policy, Child Nutrition Reauthorization, Press Release, SNA News

SNA Welcomes Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act

July 20, 2022

The non-profit School Nutrition Association (SNA) welcomed the release of The Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act, the much-anticipated Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR)…


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Press Release, SNA News

SNA Welcomes Lori Adkins as 2022-2023 President

July 12, 2022

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) welcomes Lori Adkins, MS, SNS, CHE, as president for the 2022-2023 school year. Lori, who also serves as Child Nutrition Consultant for Oakland Schools ISD in Michigan, will represent SNA’s 50,000 school nutrition professional members nationwide.


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Annual National Conference, Press Release, SNA News

SNA Conference to Offer Solutions for SY22-23

June 29, 2022

More than 5,000 school nutrition professionals from across the country are headed to Orlando, FL, for School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Annual National Conference (ANC), July 10-12.


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Press Release

SNF Announces 2022 Equipment Grant Recipients

May 25, 2022

SNF is awarding six school nutrition professionals equipment grants for their school meal programs.


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Press Release

SNA Recognizes 2022 National Industry Member of the Year

May 23, 2022

SNA has named Frank Massabni, President and CEO of Cool Tropics, as the national Industry Member of the Year.


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Press Release

School Nutrition Association Recognizes Award Recipients

May 3, 2022

In celebration of School Lunch Hero Day (Friday, May 6), SNA recognizes the widespread efforts of school nutrition professionals across the country who ensure all students have access to healthy meals.


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Press Release

School Meal Programs in Peril

March 9, 2022

SNA is pleading for Congress to take immediate action to extend pandemic waivers for school meal programs, following news that the omnibus spending bill fails to include expected waiver extensions, which had widespread, bipartisan support.


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Press Release

National School Breakfast Week: March 7-11

March 3, 2022

Next week, schools across the country will recognize National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) with the “Take Off with School Breakfast” campaign


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Press Release

SNA’s Legislative Action Conference, Mar. 6-8

March 1, 2022

Nearly 700 school nutrition professionals will attend LAC and urge Congress to extend pandemic child nutrition waivers.


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Press Release

USDA Acknowledges School Meal Challenges in New Rule

February 4, 2022

SNA praised USDA for recognizing tremendous challenges facing school meal programs in its release of transitional nutrition standards through SY 2023/24. SNA is urging Congress to provide additional support by authorizing child nutrition waiver extensions through SY 2022/23. 


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Press Release

SNF Partners with No Kid Hungry on Supply Chain Disruptions

January 25, 2022

As school meal programs nationwide face cancelled orders, shortages of foods and supplies, and labor challenges, the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) and No Kid Hungry are teaming up to help school nutrition professionals manage persistent supply chain disruptions.  


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