NPLAN Calls USDA Rule Strong Step In Right Direction

NPLAN Calls USDA Rule Strong Step In Right Direction

June 27, 2013

The USDA's rule on competitive foods is a strong step in the right direction. By improving nutrition standards for most foods and beverages sold outside of school meals, it will benefit millions of children across the country. The law also allows states and school districts to implement even stronger state or local nutrition standards, which can provide further protection to students.