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Successful Approaches to Reduce Sodium in School Meals Study

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This study was designed to provide information on

  1. the market availability of foods that meet the sodium standards for school meal programs set by regulation in 2012,
  2. the strategies most often used by schools that have met the sodium targets, and
  3. the technical assistance needs of schools and districts working to develop lower sodium menus.

Data collection took place in 2016 and 2017 with representatives from the food industry and public school food authorities.

Page updated: November 24, 2021