Updates and Announcements
USDA Equipment Assistance Grant - application available now!
- Approximately $340,000 is available for Colorado school food authorities (SFA)
- Visit the Grants and Awards, Equipment Grants webpage
USDA Announces School Meals Final Rules
Agriculture Deputy Undersecretary Katie Wilson announced final changes under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) that will improve access to healthy food, consistent nutrition standards for foods marketed and served to students, and program integrity efforts that will further improve the administration of federal child nutrition programs.
Final rules were announced for the following:
- 7 CFR Part 245 National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Eliminating Applications through Community Eligibility as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
- 7 CFR Parts 210 and 220 National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
- 7 CFR Parts 210 and 220 Local School Wellness Policy Implementation under the Healthy,Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
- 7 CFR Parts 210, 215, 220 and 235 Administrative Reviews in the School Nutrition Programs
For more information, visit School Meals - Federal Register Documents
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