Please note that this webinar has been postponed. SNF will schedule a new date for the webinar when the publication date for the final rule is available.The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF), in partnership with the School Nutrition Association (SNA), and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), is hosting a FREE Webinar Wednesday entitled: “The New School Meal Patterns: What You Need to Know.” Through this webinar, SNA members will be among the first in the child nutrition community to hear from USDA representatives about the details that make up the final rule.
Since January 2011, when the USDA issued proposed meal patterns calling for more produce and whole grains and less sodium and calories in school meals, school nutrition professionals have eagerly awaited the final regulations and clarity on what changes they must make to school menus to meet the new standards. During this webinar, SNA members will learn what the final regulation entails and how the new standards differ from current requirements.
The webinar will be moderated by Cindy Brooks of the School Nutrition Association Public Policy and Legislation Committee with guest speakers: Dr. Janey Thornton, PhD, SNS, Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services at USDA; and Cindy Long, Director, Child Nutrition Division for Food and Nutrition Service at USDA.
The learning objectives of this webinar are:
For more information about this webinar and to register, visit: www.schoolnutrition.org/finalmealpatterns.
SNA members will earn 1 CEU for attending this webinar. SNF webinars are offered free of charge.
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