USDA’s new nutrition standards mean healthier food options in school vending machines and snack bars

July 3, 2013

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on June 27 that under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new “Smart Snacks in School” nutrition standards, America’s students will be offered healthier food options during the school day. “Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our children,” said Secretary Vilsack. “Parents and schools work hard […]

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IOM to host a public workshop on national nutrition education curriculum standards

February 12, 2013

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Planning Committee for National Nutrition Education Curriculum Standards will host a two-day public workshop on March 11-12, 2013. The workshop will feature invited experts presentations and panel discussions that will: Explore the merits and potential uses of a set of national nutrition education curriculum standards and learning objectives for elementary […]

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