Previous studies of high school students have found that factors influencing participation in the school lunch program include type of school, lunch price, availability of off-campus food, stigma of participation and the presence of unhealthy competitive foods, said APHA member Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, who presented the findings at the Annual Meeting.
What does SLP stand for?
SLP stands for School Lunch Program
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Congress last week passed legislation intended to expand school lunch programs and improve the quality of school food.
National School Lunch Program Participation Up 57% Since 1969 Since 1969 the sixfold increase in the number of students receiving free and reduced-price lunches has been the driving force behind the growth in USDA's National School Lunch Program In the 1970s, laws relaxed eligibility criteria and prohibited overt identification of children receiving free and reduced-price meals, and the number of free and reduced-price participants grew by 154%.
Last year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved irradiated food for the National School Lunch Program despite overwhelming objections from thousands of people who commented on the proposal.
Something parents need to understand is that there are written regulations in the School Lunch Program that encourage and allow parents to contribute to menu planning," she says.
The National School Lunch Program provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost, or free meals to millions of children each school day.
Byline: Helen Gao Staff Writer Hoping to inject an element of cool into the school lunch program - and bring students back into the campus cafeteria - the Los Angeles Unified School District has recruited sports celebrities to give its lunch program an image makeover.
School lunch programs in 17 states are buying fresh produce from a the federal government.