Today U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the proposed rule (pdf) for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) setting healthier meal patterns and nutrition standards for Head Start, child care, and afterschool programs. More...
FRAC's data analysis of the National School Lunch Program shows that lower family incomes and improvements to the eligibility process for school meals have led to a continuous increase in participation among low-income children; and rules on pricing of meals for other children have contributed to a multi-year decline in participation for those with higher family incomes. More...
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January 9, 2014: USDA Issues New Proposed CACFP Nutrition Standards
December 11, 2014: Special Analysis: USCM Survey Underscores Important Role of SNAP
December 2, 2014: USDA Holds Event Commemorating 50 Years of SNAP