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USDA Accepting Comments on Meals in Day Cares

February 2015

IN THIS ISSUEThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed a rule to make child and adult day care facilities healthier, and they want to hear from you.

In order to more closely align with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the USDA has proposed a rule outlining new science-based nutrition standards for meals provided through their Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). These are the first significant changes to the CACFP since 1968.

 

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RWJF Doubles Commitment to Help All Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight

February 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: Today, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced it will commit $500 million over the next ten years to ensure all children – no matter who they are or where they live – can grow up at a healthy weight. This is

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RWJF Commits $1 Billion. How About You?

02/12/2015

IN THIS ISSUE: By now you’ve heard that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)...

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Send a Valentine to Smart Snacks Sweethearts

02/13/2015

Dear Supporters,

This Valentine's Day, instead of chocolates, I'm hoping you will help me send Valentines to Smart Snacks Sweethearts—people doing outstanding work to make sure that all snacks in schools are healthy ones.

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