Teton Waters Ranch Helps Schools Meet New USDA Requirements for School Nutrition Standards

May 7, 2024 Teton Waters Ranch

Teton Waters Ranch, a leading producer of humanely raised, 100% grass-fed beef products, with the introduction of their Teton Taste Buds Hot Dogs for foodservice, is poised to help schools meet new USDA requirements to reduce sodium and sugar in breakfast and lunch offerings.

FeedWells Invests in Two Local Tennessee Farms to Supply Fresh, Locally-Sourced Produce for Enhanced School Meal Programs

February 19, 2024 FeedWells

FeedWells, a nationally recognized organization addressing food insecurity and nourishing student bodies and minds through student-curated, locally-sourced, nutritious meals, announced today the company has invested in two local farms. This advances FeedWells’ mission to provide fresh, balanced meals and educational initiatives to students.

USDA Makes Available More Than $60 Million in School Meals, Launches New Partnership

October 16, 2023 USDA

This announcement helps to reach the goals released in conjunction with the historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in September 2022 to increase access to healthy foods for students at schools across the country.

IDFA Urges USDA to Expand Dairy Options in School Meals to Improve Nutrition for All Children, Reduce Waste, and Increase School Meal Participation

Expanding the amount of nutritious dairy food options provided to children through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) would improve nutrition for children of all backgrounds, reduce waste in school meal programs, and increase participation in the federal child nutrition programs, according to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).

USDA Announces Steps to Improve Child Health through Nutritious School Meals

February 8, 2023 USDA

At the USDA Conversation on Healthy School Meals Roundtable, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced major initiatives at the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will support and enhance the health of America’s children through nutritious school meals.