Smart Snacks in School: USDA’s “All Foods Sold in Schools” Standards

Last Published: 09/27/2013

USDA recently published practical, science-based nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold to children at school during the school day. The standards, required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, will allow schools to offer healthier snack foods to children, while limiting junk food.