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Resource | Legislation

PL 79-396 - Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food, by assisting the states, through grants-in-aid and other means, in providing an adequate supply of foods and other facilities for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of nonprofit school lunch programs.

PL 116–94
Resource | Technical Assistance

Food-Safe Schools Action Guide

The Action Guide is intended to help you coordinate all aspects of food safety to create a culture of food safety. Think of it as an umbrella that covers many important areas of food safety that need to be considered when serving food in schools. The Action Guide identifies Federal food safety requirements that schools are required to meet, as well as other important areas that should be addressed to have a top-notch food safety program. The Action Guide also identifies the roles that others (e.g., teachers, parents, school nurses) in the school community play in the school’s food safety efforts.

Resource | Technical Assistance

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Programs for Out-of-School-Time Providers

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Programs for Out-of-School-Time Providers.

Resource | Grants

WIC Model RFA Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children

Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children, WIC Model Summer 2012, Demonstrations, Request for Application (RFA)

Resource | Grants

SNAP Model RFA Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children

Request for Application for Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children, SNAP Model, Summer 2012 Demonstrations.