Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 11, No. 25 - Dec. 12, 2012

In This Issue

USDA Eliminates Weekly Grain and Protein Maximums for 2012-13 School Year
USDA officials announced the release of new guidance which eliminates the weekly maximums for grains and proteins under the new meal pattern for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year. Calorie maximums for school meals will remain in place.
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Online Registration Now Open for LAC!
Online Registration is now open for SNA's Legislative Action Conference (LAC), March 3-6, 2013. Make plans now to join your colleagues in the nation's capital to help make a difference in the future of school nutrition.
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USDA Launches USDA Foods Mobile Site
Last week at the USDA State Agency 2012 Training Workshop hosted by SNA, the USDA announced the launch of its new USDA Foods Mobile site for use on smartphones and tablets.
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Feature of the Week
ANC 2013 Sweepstakes
Why do you heart the school nutrition profession? You have such an important job serving healthy meals to our nation's children—but what is it about working in school nutrition that you love? Share your thoughts and be entered into a sweepstakes to win one of three free registrations to SNA's Annual National Conference (ANC) in the heart of the nation—Kansas City, Mo., July 14-17, 2013.

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Thursday Is Turkey Day!

When Thursday is Turkey Day, kids can look forward to fun, flavorful and "good for me" foods every week at school.
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The Goodness Kids Grow On
Kellogg's® Food Away From Home provides innovation, nutrition and the brands to keep your K-12 school foodservice program growing strong.
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In Memory of Earnestine Camp
Earnestine Camp, who dedicated much of her life to the school nutrition profession, passed away December 6, 2012, at age 92.
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Fall 2012 Issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management Now Online
The Fall 2012 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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Application for Fuel Up to Play 60 Funds Due January 15, 2013
The next deadline to apply for Fuel Up to Play 60 funds is January 15, 2013, which can be used to help jumpstart and sustain health, nutrition and physical activity improvements.
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School Nutrition Showcases Big Ideas and Innovations
The December issue of School Nutrition, SNA's award-winning flagship publication, showcases ideas and inspirations of all kinds that you just might want to implement in your own operation.
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Make Your Holidays Healthier with the STEPS Challenge
Participating in SNA's STEPS Challenge can help you strike a healthy balance with eating and exercise, manage your holiday stress, and get a jump start on your healthy resolutions for 2013.
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SNA Calendar

Events
January 13-15, 2013
Child Nutrition Industry Conference

March 3-6, 2013
Legislative Action Conference

March 4-8, 2013
National School Breakfast Week

July 14-17, 2013
Annual National Conference


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Exams
1/12 - San Antonio, TX
1/28 - Albany, NY
3/2 - Washington, D.C.
3/18 - Emporia, KS
3/22 - Virginia Beach, VA
4/18 - Savannah, GA
4/27 - West Columbia, SC
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