The Food Costs of Healthier School Lunches

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Newman, Constance;
  • Subject: National School Lunch Program (NSLP), food assistance, nutrition, school food service, NSLP costs, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, Food Security and Poverty,
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed and adopted a new set of meal pattern requirements for the National School Lunch Program that will allow schools to claim 6 cents more in lunch reimbursement rates. This study analyzes the food costs of school menus in 2005 th... View more
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