Led by USDA, U.S. to Join Global School Meals Coalition

June 21, 2021 USDA

Led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States is joining a global coalition focused on improving the nutrition, health, and education of vulnerable children and adolescents worldwide, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today.

FDACS and Commissioner Nikki Fried Honor Florida’s School Lunch Professionals

Last week, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and its Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness honored five school nutrition professionals for the 2021 School Lunch Hero Week. The week-long celebration wrapped on a high note with School Lunch Hero Day, Friday, May 7.

Decline in Milk Consumption by Children in School Lunch Programs May Affect Future Health

August 24, 2020 Journal of Dairy Science

In an article appearing in the Journal of Dairy Science, scientists from North Carolina State University and Cornell University studied key contributors to increasing milk consumption among children.

Midamar Launches Hand Slaughtered Halal Chicken Products For K-12 School Lunches

February 19, 2019 Midamar

Established in 1974, Midamar supplies quality halal products to consumers around the world. With the introduction of its hand slaughtered and nutritionally balanced chicken products Midamar is now able to serve the important K-12 market.