Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 12, No. 20 - October 2, 2013

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Registration Now Open for SNIC 2014 in Miami, Fla.
Don't miss your opportunity to thrive with SNA! Registration is now open for the 2014 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC), January 12-14. At this conference, tools you need to build, maintain or improve a successful school foodservice program.
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UDSA Releases Updated Information on Government Shut Down
USDA has released additional information addressing the temporary government shut down and the impact on Child Nutrition Programs.
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Feature of the Week
Register for SNIC 2014
Although the landscape of school nutrition sometimes seems shaky, SNA's 2014 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC) provides a steady footing in the form of school nutrition operators and industry partners coming together to network, brainstorm, innovate and topple any obstacles standing in the way of their success. This annual meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Fla., January 12-14, 2014. Register by November 8th for early bird savings.

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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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Better Nutrition Made Simple

Red Gold has put flavor first in its new line of tomato products. These products offer lower sodium and contain 100% natural sugar as the sweetener. Many also are an excellent source of Vitamins A, C and E. We're confident you and your students will love them!
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Competitive Foods Update: SNA Submits Comments to Interim Final Rule
SNA has submitted comments to USDA's interim final rule for Competitive Foods entitled, National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School.
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SNF's Breakfast Learning Series: A New Way to Interact with Your Peers
Learn about tools available to assist in breakfast planning. The School Nutrition Foundation's (SNF) Breakfast Learning Series will assist by helping you to identify your stakeholders and understand their needs.
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National Farm to School Month Resources
October is National Farm to School Month, and a host of resources are available to help you plan to celebrate the ways your program is connecting students with healthy, locally-grown foods.
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Sustainable Breakfast in the Classroom Programs Start with Effective Assessments
The School Nutrition Foundation, in partnership with the Walmart Foundation, will host a FREE webinar about the assessment process for breakfast in the classroom (BIC) programs and how it provides the framework for the development of the district BIC action plan.
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SNA Calendar

Events
October 14-18, 2013
National School Lunch Week

November 6-7, 2013
Fall Industry Boot Camp

January 12-14, 2014
School Nutrition Industry Conference

March 2-5, 2014
Legislative Action Conference

March 3-7, 2014
National School Breakfast Week

[ More Meetings & Events]

Webinars
10/16 - Sustainable Breakfast in the Classroom Programs Start with Effective Assessments

Exams
11/14 - Palm Springs, CA
12/9 - Arlington, VA
1/11 - Miami, FL
3/2 - Washington, D.C.
4/10 - St. Louis, MO
[ More Credentialing Exams]

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