Sample Social Media Content
The following outreach content will be used as an informative tool to learn how to provide meals for children at school and all year long through the school meal, afterschool, childcare, and summer meal programs.
- #DYK Research shows that school meals are the most nutritious food source for American children—thanks in large part to the work of school nutrition professionals, parents, school meal partners, the food industry, and USDA to make school meals healthier over the past decade.
- The new proposed changes for school meals focus on giving kids the right balance of nutrients, while also giving their palates time to adapt to the changes. Learn more about the proposed changes here.
- We will continue to do everything we can to ensure schools have the resources and support they need to keep serving kids across America the healthy meals they need to thrive. Learn about the new proposed changes. #schoolmeals
- #DYK: The proposed rule prioritizes whole grains, while providing flexibility for occasional non-whole grain option. Learn more.
- #DYK: The proposed rule also introduces standards for added sugars based on recommendations in the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Learn more.
- The new proposed changes aim to provide children with less added sugar and sodium, which are significantly too high in the American diet, and more of the healthy foods that are under-consumed, including fruits, veggies, and whole grains.
- We are committed to promoting #NutritionSecurity for all kids, ensuring they have consistent access to nutritious foods and beverages that support their health and well-being. Learn more about the proposed rule. #schoolmeals
Social Media Tiles
Downloadable Fact Sheets
|Proposed Implementation Timeline for Updating the School Meal Standards||Proposed Rule for School Meal Standards||The Road Ahead: Building Back Better with School Meals|
|Ten Reasons to Build Back Even Better With School Meals||USDA Support for School Meals|
- USDA School Meals: Together, We Can Give Kids a Healthier Future - Slide Deck
- School Meal Standards Comparison Chart
- Highlights of the Child Nutrition Programs: Revisions to Meal Patterns Consistent with the 2020 DGA Proposed Rule (.docx)
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