Latest Press Releases
Take a look at what’s happening right now in school nutrition by reviewing SNA’s latest press releases. Reporters seeking additional information and interviews should visit SNA's For the Media page.
SNA Lauds Passage of the Keep Kids Fed Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Diane Pratt-Heavner 703-576-7526 firstname.lastname@example.org SNA Lauds Passage of the Keep Kids Fed Act 6/24/2022 ARLINGTON, VA…
SNF Announces 2022 Equipment Grant Recipients
SNF is awarding six school nutrition professionals equipment grants for their school meal programs.
SNA Recognizes 2022 National Industry Member of the Year
SNA has named Frank Massabni, President and CEO of Cool Tropics, as the national Industry Member of the Year.
School Nutrition Association Recognizes Award Recipients
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.
School Meal Programs in Peril
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.
National School Breakfast Week: March 7-11
Next week, schools across the country will recognize National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) with the “Take Off with School Breakfast” campaign
SNA’s Legislative Action Conference, Mar. 6-8
Nearly 700 school nutrition professionals will attend LAC and urge Congress to extend pandemic child nutrition waivers.
USDA Acknowledges School Meal Challenges in New Rule
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.
SNF Partners with No Kid Hungry on Supply Chain Disruptions
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.
SNA Releases 2022 Position Paper
SNA is calling on Congress to immediately extend pandemic child nutrition waivers through School Year (SY) 2022/23 and take steps to permanently support school meal programs severely impacted by supply chain, financial and regulatory challenges.
SNA Welcomes USDA Supply Chain Funds
SNA applauded USDA’s distribution of $1.5 billion in supply chain assistance funds for schools through USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).
School Meal Programs Grapple with Supply Chain Fallout
A new SNA survey reveals extensive impacts of supply chain and staffing challenges on school meal programs’ financial and operational sustainability.