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Updated Team Nutrition Resources for the Child Nutrition Programs

Published: 80 days ago
" USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative is pleased to announce the release of five sightly revised Team Nutrition publications to assist Child Nutrition Program operators with serving meals in their programs. The resources have been updated to remove guidance related to the COVID 19 Pandemic, update images, and reflect the current USDA isobar and Team Nutrition URL.
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USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative is pleased to announce the release of five slightly revised Team Nutrition publications to assist Child Nutrition Program operators with serving meals in their programs. The resources have been updated to remove guidance related to the COVID 19 Pandemic, update images, and reflect the current USDA isobar and Team Nutrition URL.

The titles of the publications for school meals are: 
Offering Meats and Meat Alternates at School Breakfast  
Offering Smoothies as Part of Reimbursable School Meals  
Serving School Meals to Preschoolers

The titles of the publications for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) are:
Methods for Healthy Cooking 
Serving Adult Participants in the CACFP 

Questions about this announcement may be sent to TeamNutrition@USDA.gov.

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