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USDA encourages creative branding of school food items

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 17, 2016

Encouraging students to eat healthier foods may be a matter of creative marketing, such as giving fun names to vegetables, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Kevin Concannon. Research found that students were more likely to eat "X-Ray Vision Carrots" than ones called "Food of the Day." The Huffington Post (08/15)


Workshops help school nutrition directors solve regulatory challenges

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

Students help choose what's for lunch

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

New menu to feature made-from-scratch items, local produce

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 17, 2016

Group aims to fill gap in D.C.-area "food deserts"

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 16, 2016

A calendar full of pleasant surprises

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 18, 2016

Summer-lunch program serves 1M meals -- and counting

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 18, 2016

Food addiction may begin in the brain, RD says

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 18, 2016

Cost of EpiPen increases 400%

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

Conn. district uses grants to fund farm-to-school program

SNA SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016


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