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National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

Press Releases

Last Published: 09/16/2013
Date Title
11/30/2016 USDA Releases First-Ever Web-Based School Meals Application Prototype
10/11/2016 USDA Celebrates Progress during National School Lunch Week and Farm to School Month
09/13/2016 USDA Announces Availability of $5 Million in Farm to School Grants to Increase Local Foods in Schools
09/06/2016 USDA Announces $6.7 million in Grants for Child Care & Schools during the Back to School Season
07/21/2016 USDA Announces Additional Efforts to Make School Environments Healthier
04/08/2016 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Child Nutrition
03/31/2016 USDA Announces Winners of Innovation Challenge Aimed at Improving Access to School Meals
02/05/2016 USDA, NFL, Fuel Up to Play 60 Partner to Award $35 Million to Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals, Strengthen Childhood Nutrition
01/27/2016 FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Major Investments in Preventing Child Hunger
01/20/2016 Statement from Secretary Tom Vilsack on Senate Progress to Reauthorize Child Nutrition Programs
12/01/2015 USDA Hosts Prize Challenge to Generate Innovative Ideas for Electronic, Error-Reducing Version of the School Meal Programs Application
09/11/2015 New Report Shows Farm to School Grants Have Increased Likelihood that 6.9 Million Kids Will Eat More Healthy Food at School, Created New Local Market Opportunities for Farmers
09/08/2015 USDA Awards $8 Million to Support Healthier Foods in Schools and Child Care Centers
09/08/2015 Secretary Tom Vilsack Joins Key Leaders from American Academy of Pediatrics and Pew Charitable Trusts to Call on Congress to Reauthorize Strong Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act
09/08/2015 Transcript - National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference on National Child Nutrition Strategy