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Food and Nutrition Resources | Food Safety | Food Service Organizations | Government Resources | Health and Wellness | State Child Nutrition Agencies


 Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs



Dietary Specifications
Q & A



 Food and Nutrition Resources



Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Alliance for a Healthier Generation - Resource Database
American Dietetic Association
Chefs Move to Schools
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Fuel Up To Play 60! Information from USDA/Team Nutrition:
Healthy Meals Resource System 
Healthy Meals Resource System Best Practices Database
Healthy Meals Resource System State Sharing Center
Institute of Medicine (IOM) Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools: Leading the Way toward Healthier Youth, released: April 23, 2007. Read the report online for free
International Food Information Council Foundation
John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition
National Farm To School Network
Nutrition.Gov - Nutrition in the Kitchen
Summer Food Service Program Toolkit
Square Meals
Team Nutrition
USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine
USDA Expanding Your School Breakfast Program
USDA Food Buying Guide
USDA Foods (Commodity) Resources
USDA Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals
WhyHunger's National Hunger Clearinghouse
WhyHunger's The Food Security Learning Center (FSLC)
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Resources for School Breakfast 



  Food Safety



A Biosecurity Checklist for School Foodservice Programs: Developing a Biosecurity Management Plan
CDC Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases Food Safety Initiative
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition - Gateway to Government Food Safety Information
Food Safety Information Center
FoodSafety.Gov Charts: Food Safety at a Glance
Partnership for Food Safety Education Fight BAC! Campaign
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
Equipment Safety for Food Workers - Massachusetts Department of Education Food Equipment and Safety Training Module.



Food Service Organizations



American Correctional Food Service Association
American School Health Association
International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE)
Dietary Managers Association
Food Marketing Institute
Foodservice and Packaging Institute
National Association of College and University Food ServicesNational Restaurant Association
Produce Marketing Association
School Nutrition Association



Government Resources




Agricultural Marketing Service
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Chronic Disease
CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention procurement guide available on
Chefs Move to Schools
Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs (Cornell University)
Prevention and Health Promotion - Healthy Youth! (CDC)
GPO Access: A Service of the U.S. Government Printing Office
Improving the Food Environment Through Nutrition Standards: A Guide for Government Procurement
National Agricultural Library
Nutrition.Gov - Nutrition in the Kitchen
Smarter Lunchrooms (Cornell University)
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. FDA Office of Women's Health - Information on Women and Diabetes 
USDA Farm to School
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center: General Diabetes Resources
HMRS: Diabetes & Schools
USDA Foods (Commodity) Resources
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
USDA Food and Nutrition Service School Meals Guidance and Resources
USDA Food and Nutrition Service Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals
USDA Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food



Health and Wellness



American Diabetic Association: Myths
A-List Healthy School Snacks prepared by the John C. Stalker Institute, list of vending and snack products that meet the Massachusetts A La Carte Food & Beverage Standards to Promote a Healthier School Environment (Massachusetts Standards).
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Food Allergies in Schools web page includes links to Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs
ChildObesity180 - Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy initiative. 
FAAN (The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network) School Food Allergy Program

Delta Health Alliance (DHA)  - a non-profit organization based in Stoneville, Mississippi, that advocates, develops, and implements collaborative programs to improve the health of citizens in the Delta through the support of partnerships that increase access and availability of health care, conduct and apply health research, or offer health education programs that foster healthy lifestyles.
Health and Human Development (HHD) - a division of Education Development Center, Inc.
Healthy States Partnership of The Council of State Governments, the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, and the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators to promote public health.
New York State Department of Health resources for children with diabetes.
Nemours Foundation Teen Health: Diabetes What's True and False
School Nutrition Foundation Food Allergy Resource Center
The Southern Remedy - University of Mississippi Medical Centre resources on the prevention of obesity and diabetes, made available through Mississippi Public Broadcasting, includes the Weight Management Plan, Stats, Obesity Prevention resources (Lesson Plan), and Recipe Substitution chart.



State Child Nutrition Agencies



State Agencies Administering the Child Nutrition Programs
Kansas Department of Education - Child Nutrition and Wellness, KSDE
Texas Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition. Information about nutrition assistance programs in Texas. Square Meals
USDA Healthy Meals Resource System State Sharing Center
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Resources for School Breakfast
Connecticut State Department of Education Meal Pattern Training Materials