Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 12, No. 3 - Feb. 6, 2013

In This Issue

USDA Releases Proposed Rule on Competitive Foods
On February 1, 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a proposed rule to develop a national policy on the sale of competitive foods in schools.
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Mark Your Calendars for the Inaugural International School Meals Day - March 8, 2013
The purpose of the first ever International School Meals day is to raise awareness about the importance of teaching children around the world about good nutrition.
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One Month until NSBW 2013!
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW), March 4 to 8, will be here before you know it. Be sure to check out SNA's members-only resource site to access tools and resources for your celebration.
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Feature of the Week
Register for LAC 2013
SNA's 2013 Legislative Action Conference, March 3 to 6, is your best opportunity to hear directly from representatives from USDA, as you continue to navigate operational challenges related to the new meal pattern regulation. You will also have the opportunity to share your unique expertise with elected officials during your visit to Capitol Hill and during the special Hill Reception. The last day to register and receive the regular rate discount is February 15th.

[LAC 2013]
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Pre-order the Latest Edition of SNA's Little Big Fact Book
School nutrition is a complex foodservice segment, and it's more than a little challenging for anyone new to this profession to get up to speed quickly. SNA's Little Big Fact Book: The Essential Guide to School Nutrition can help.
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School Nutrition Examines Poverty and Hunger in America
The February issue of School Nutrition, SNA's award-winning flagship publication, examines the poverty and hunger in America's communities with an eye toward how school meals can be part of the solution.
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USDA Revises Q and A on Certification for the NSLP
Recently, USDA has revised the Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Questions and Answers Related to the Certification of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the National School Lunch Program.
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SNA's Child Nutrition Showcase: Call for Posters
Is there something you think your program does well? Have you recently conducted school nutrition research? Show it off at the Child Nutrition Showcase at SNA's 2013 Annual National Conference.
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SNA Calendar

Events
March 3-6, 2013
Legislative Action Conference

March 4-8, 2013
National School Breakfast Week

May 15-16, 2013
Spring Industry Boot Camp

July 14-17, 2013
Annual National Conference


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Exams
3/2 - Washington, D.C.
3/18 - Emporia, KS
3/22 - Virginia Beach, VA
4/18 - Savannah, GA
4/27 - West Columbia, SC
6/16 - Houston, TX
6/18 - Greensboro, NC
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