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USDA Resources

USDA Food and Nutrition Service
The following information and resources are available on USDA FNS website:

Tools for Schools
Tools for Schools offers topic-specific policy and resource materials to assist schools in meeting the new nutrition standards. Refer to the latest regulations, find free nutrition education curricula, or get ideas for adding tasty, kid-friendly foods to enhance your school meals program.

Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition supports child nutrition programs with training and technical assistance, nutrition education for children, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.
USDA provides guidance related to nutrition requirements for school meals and competitive foods, as well as provides MyPlate nutrition education resources.

ICN Resources

Institute of Child Nutrition
The Institute of Child Nutrition provides access to education and training materials, research, and other resources:

Partner Research

A number of allied organizations produce studies and resources on various issues and trends that affect the school nutrition profession. Links and any downloadable materials can be found on this portal page.

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SNA State Associations

The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. View links to many of the state associations to find out more about what SNA is doing nationwide. 

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