Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,728,043 articles and books

U.S. Department of Agriculture.



On July 20, 1999, the United States Department of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),
n.pr established in 1862, USDA is responsible for the safety of meat, poultry, and egg products. It conducts ongoing research in areas from human nutrition to new crop technologies and also helps ensure open
 (USDA USDA,
n.pr See United States Department of Agriculture.
) Food and Nutrition Service The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was established in August 8, 1969. FNS is the Federal agency responsible for administering the nation’s domestic nutrition assistance programs.  (FNS FNS Food and Nutrition Service (USDA)
FNS Fonds National Suisse (French: Swiss National Science Foundation)
FNS Federated Naming Service
FNS Friedrich Naumann Stiftung
) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule which would change the requirements for using alternative sources of protein in the National School Lunch Program and other federal child nutrition programs.

Among other changes, the proposed rule would remove the restrictions limiting vegetable protein to no more than 30 percent of a meat, poultry or seafood item, as required in food-based menu planning school programs.

If implemented, the rule would provide greater flexibility to schools in planning meals, and important to AFFI member companies involved in institutional foodservice sales.

It would eliminate the need for manufacturers to formulate products containing vegetable protein specifically for sale for federal meal programs.
COPYRIGHT 1999 Frozen Food Digest, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1999 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:proposes rule for National School Lunch Program
Comment:U.S. Department of Agriculture.(proposes rule for National School Lunch Program)
Publication:Frozen Food Digest
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 1999
Words:125
Previous Article:Grocers & Restaurateurs Achieve Real Gains in 1999's First Half.
Next Article:Store Openings Surpass Closings And New Stores Expand To Record Sizes.
Topics:



Related Articles
School breakfast programs: a way to reduce special education costs?
My six year old will be attending public school this year. She is very excited about buying her lunch at school. I have heard that school lunches are...
Southern catfish going to school. (Inside Business).
Pushing healthier food in schools. (Note From The Coordinators).
U.S. School Lunch Program.
National School Lunch Program now serving irradiated meats.
The school lunch lobby: a charmed federal food program that no longer just feeds the hungry.
Nutrition rules: making healthy food choices available to school kids is a priority for many lawmakers.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters