CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 12 - June 8, 2011
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ANC Pre-Conference Sessions
Are you looking to get even more out of your ANC experience? Well then, don’t miss your opportunity to attend one of the dynamic pre-conference sessions being offered this year. Ready to learn more about financial management, scratch cooking, produce safety and meeting the HealthierUS School Challenge?! You also have the opportunity to become Level 1 certified at ANC by taking the core courses in food safety/sanitation and nutrition.
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  1. USDA Food and Nutrition Service Announces May HealthierUS School Challenge Winners
  2. Submit Your Questions about Meal Price Equity
  3. Maximize Your ANC 2011 Educational Experience!
  4. USDA to Delay Guidance on Indirect Costs
  5. Tony Roberts Named SNA 2011 Industry Member
    of the Year
  6. USDA Releases New Food Icon
  7. SNF along with Pew Charitable Trusts and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Release Results of Equipment & Training Survey!
  8. Spring 2011 Issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management Now Online
  9. The “Good Time”-energy Will Be Flowing at ANC 2011!
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  1. USDA Food and Nutrition Service Announces May HealthierUS School Challenge Winners

    The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a key component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative to end childhood obesity. The districts in this list had one or more schools that achieved HUSSC designations in late May 2011.
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  2. Submit Your Questions about Meal Price Equity

    There are a lot of questions surrounding the implementation of Sections 205 and 206 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, the two provisions that directly affect the price school nutrition programs can charge for school meals. To clear up confusion, SNA and USDA will host a webinar on Tuesday, June 14th, from 2:00-3:15 pm EST.
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  3. Maximize Your ANC 2011 Educational Experience!

    Are you a new director attending ANC? Be sure to sign up to attend a special education session designed especially for you! You can also maximize your ANC educational experience by attending one of the pre-conference sessions being offered this year!
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  4. USDA to Delay Guidance on Indirect Costs

    After the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was signed into law last December, USDA was supposed to provide guidance to state agencies and school food authorities (SFAs) explaining how various provisions of P.L. 111-296 are to be implemented.
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  5. Tony Roberts Named SNA 2011 Industry Member of the Year

    Tony Roberts, Proprietor of the Tony Roberts Company, has been named the ninth recipient of SNA's Industry Member of the Year Award. Roberts, has been involved with child nutrition programs for over 27 years.
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  6. USDA Releases New Food Icon

    First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin during the unveiling of the new food icon at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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  7. SNF along with Pew Charitable Trusts and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Release Results of Equipment & Training Survey!

    The Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project—a joint initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—partnered with the School Nutrition Foundation to conduct a pilot survey on equipment and training needs in schools.
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  8. Spring 2011 Issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management Now Online

    The Spring 2011 issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management contains research articles and data on a number of topics critical to the successful operation of school meal programs.
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  9. The “Good Time”-energy Will Be Flowing at ANC 2011!

    Have you ever witnessed/been part of a flash mob? Well, get ready because the ANC Flash Mob is coming to Nashville this summer and is sure to get the “Good Time”-energy flowing throughout the conference.
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