In just three weeks, Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be welcoming more than 340,000 students back to school. The Food and Nutrition Department has been working diligently planning healthy, nutritious menus for the school year ahead.
The Broward County School District held a tasting Friday at Pompano Beach High School to help determine what will be on school menu’s next year.
Florida’s schools and state government could be the next victims of the federal government shutdown.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
In an effort to have healthier choices available in school lunches, suppliers of chocolate and strawberry flavored milk to most of the state’s schools have reduced the amount of sugar they use in the drinks.
Your child’s lunch at school is about get healthier. First Lady Michelle Obama has announced a major nutritional overhaul of school lunch meals, promoting a wider selection of fruits and vegetables, foods with less sodium and foods with more whole grains.
The Florida House has voted to move oversight of school nutrition programs from the Department of Education to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.