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Secretary Perdue: “If Schools are closed, we are going to do our very best to make sure kids are fed”

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:21 PM
    Message # 8823480
    Brandice Pelfrey (Administrator)

    WASHINGTON, March 10, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue attended the School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) 48th Annual Legislative Action Conference yesterday where he participated in a fireside chat with SNA President Gay Anderson and SNA CEO Patricia Montague. The Secretary discussed USDA’s response to the Coronavirus as it relates to school meal programs and all of the positive changes USDA has made when it comes to providing greater flexibility in nutrition requirements for school meal programs in order to make food choices both healthful and appealing to students.

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