As successful as salad bars in were in schools, as a philanthropy and as a tool in raising produce consumption among school kids, they are out.
School Nutrition Association and United Fresh Produce Association Partner to assist schools with produce needs- General News
SNA and United Fresh are connecting produce distributors and fresh-cut processors to schools interested in single-serve, individually wrapped packs of fresh produce. School nutrition operators report that single-serve packaged produce saves labor and time, while also addressing perceived concerns about sanitation.
Two Senators introduced a bill to fund nutrition education in schools in an effort to combat diet-related illnesses.
Webinar to Review Fruit and Vegetable Requirements for K-12 School Foodservice, USDA DoD Fresh Program- General News
United Fresh Produce Association worked to ensure passage of legislation, which updated school nutrition standards for the more than 30 million children who participate in school meal programs each day. The updated standards require schools to significantly increase the amount and variety of fruits and vegetables that are available to students at breakfast and lunch.