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Public Chapter 708 Task Force Documents and Resources

2004 Public Acts Ch. 708

Rule 0520-1-6-.04 Minimum Nutritional Standards for Individual Food Items Sold or Offered for Sale to Pupils in Grades Pre-Kindergarten through Eight (Pre-K-8), effective August 8, 2005

Federal Resources

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 

Healthy School Meals Resource System

USDA's Team Nutrition: Success Stories of School District's Innovative Approaches to Improving Nutrition.

USDA Healthier USA School Challenge (includes Silver Standard info.)

2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Tennessee Resources

Tennessee Healthy Weight Network:
        Eat Smart ... Move More ... Tune In

Healthy Memphis Common Table

Additional Resources

ADA Suggested Standards (summary)

Concepts for Setting Nutritional Standards

Fox's Community Forum Presentation

International Food Information Council

School Foods Tool Kit
Center for Science and the Public Interest (CSPI)

CSPI's School Foods Report Card

Standards Comparison Chart

Other States

Arkansas Child Health Advisory Committee Report

Ideas for Vended Nutritional Snack
(from Los Angeles Unified Schools)

Recommendations for Competitive Food Standards in California Schools

Connecticut School Nutrition Pilot and Policies

Montgomery Co., Maryland District Policy

EAT SMART: North Carolina's  Recommended Standards for All Foods

West Virginia School Nutrition Standards

NOTE**Please e-mail Mary Jo Howland if there are other resources you would like posted.