NJ Food For Thought Campaign News

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Help fight harmful school meals proposal!

The USDA is once again trying to water down rules that require healthy meals in school. Please help! The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rolling back

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Summer meals supplement approved

The New Jersey state budget includes $100,000 to help pay the cost of providing nutritious summer meals to children. This funding will be distributed through

USDA extends waivers

he USDA has extended summer meals waiver through Dec. 31. This makes it much easier for schools and other organizations to feed all children for free.

NJ lags on CEP

Just half of NJ schools are using an option that allows them to feed school meals to all students for free. Known as Community Eligibility,