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

The text "2023 Position Paper" next to an image of SNA's 2023 Position Paper with the U.S. Capitol Building in the background
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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National School Lunch Week, Press Release, SNA News

Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week 2022

October 12, 2022

Schools nationwide are raising awareness of the benefits of healthy school meals during National School Lunch Week, October 10-14.

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Advocacy & Policy, Press Release, SNA News

SNA Commends White House School Meals Pledge

September 27, 2022

SNA praised the Biden Administration’s bold commitment to advance “free healthy school meals for all.” The National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition and Health pledges to take a major first step by working to expand the Community Eligibility Provision.

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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, SNA News

SNA Lauds Passage of the Keep Kids Fed Act

June 24, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Diane Pratt-Heavner 703-576-7526   SNA Lauds Passage of the Keep Kids Fed Act 6/24/2022 ARLINGTON, VA…

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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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