Spork Report: A School Food Audit and New Federal School Food Nutriton Standards Coming Tomorrow

by Bettina Elias Siegel on January 24, 2012

On today’s Spork Report, I discuss intensive school food audit going on in my district this week.  While a USDA and state “Coordinated Review Effort” is routine, it’s also a big deal and the district has been working hard for months to prepare for it.

Also, as I mention in the post, tomorrow First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be announcing the long-awaited new school food nutritional standards promulgated as part of the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.  I’ll be talking about those new standards here in the coming days.

 

Do You Love The Lunch Tray? ♥♥♥ Then “like” The Lunch Tray! Join over 1,500 TLT fans by liking TLT’s Facebook page (or follow on Twitter) and you’ll get your Lunch delivered fresh daily, along with bonus commentary, interesting kid-and-food links, and stimulating discussion with other readers. You can also check out my virtual bulletin boards on Pinterest and find selected TLT posts on The Huffington Post.

Digiprove sealCopyright secured by Digiprove © 2012 Bettina Elias Siegel

{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

Kate January 24, 2012 at 10:15 am

Tom Vilsack was governor of my state for 8 years before becoming agriculture secretary.

I can’t recall him ever speaking about school lunch issues as governor.

He is a nice guy, but didn’t do a lot as governor. Whatever comes out of the new nutritional standards, I doubt Vilsack had much to do with it.

Reply

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: