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Latest News: Child Nutrition

Press Releases

  1. USDA School Snacks Rule Will Help Kids’ Health and Reduce Childhood Obesity [April 9, 2013]
  2. House Fiscal Cliff Bills Would Increase Child Poverty [December 20, 2012]
  3. Census Data Shows Congress Can Protect Children from Recession [September 12, 2012]
  4. Ryan Budget Cuts CHIP and Medicaid, Risks the Health of America’s Children [April 7, 2011]
  5. Child Advocates Praise Extending Resources for Healthcare & Education, But Express Concern for Cuts to Nutrition Assistance [August 11, 2010]
  6. Report Reccommends Nutrition Standards to Combat Childhood Obesity [September 17, 2009]

In the News

  1. Report: Children in Illinois fared worse in recession than other areas [January 4, 2012]
  2. Child Poverty Tops 20 Percent In Half Of U.S. States: Report [January 4, 2012]
  3. House Panel Approves Sweeping Expansion of Child Nutrition Programs [January 24, 2011]
  4. Sen. Lincoln, White House optimistic about chances of child nutrition bill [July 14, 2010]

Top of Our List

  1. Members of Congress Continue to Negotiate Child Nutrition Policy [January 8, 2014]
  2. Rockstar energy drink claims it doesn’t market to children, markets to children anyway [November 8, 2013]
  3. New School Meal Standards a Step Forward on Childhood Obesity, Nutrition [January 30, 2012]
  4. Food for Thought: Food Stamp Challenge Helped Me Empathize With Homeless Families and Individuals [November 8, 2011]
  5. For Michigan, Kicking Thousands of Children to the Curb is Simply the Cost of Doing Business [September 7, 2011]
  6. Let Them Eat Horses? [June 20, 2011]
  7. The First Lady’s Fight for Healthy Kids Continues [February 9, 2011]
  8. The First Lady’s Fight for Healthy Kids Continues [February 9, 2011]
  9. The First Lady’s Fight for Healthy Kids Continues [February 9, 2011]
  10. 2010 Kids Policy Roundup [December 23, 2010]
  11. Hungry Kids Continue to Wait [December 1, 2010]
  12. State Focus: Politics Has No Place in Child Nutrition [November 19, 2010]
  13. New Hunger Numbers Signal Need for Child Nutrition Reauthorization [November 15, 2010]
  14. McMarketing: Fast Food Ads Target Kids [November 9, 2010]
  15. Children's Budget Prorities and the Continuing Resolution [September 30, 2010]

Library Items: Reports

  1. Smart Strategies for Health Care Reform and Human Services Integration [August 15, 2013]
  2. The Recession’s Ongoing Impact on America’s Children [December 20, 2011]
  3. The Recession and Food Security [November 16, 2010]

Library Items: Fact Sheets

  1. School Meals Fact Sheet [June 5, 2014]
  2. Child Nutrition in the President's 2015 Budget [March 19, 2014]
  3. WIC at 40 [March 17, 2014]
  4. SNAP and SNAP-Ed: America’s Best Defense Against Childhood Hunger [September 12, 2013]
  5. Child Nutrition in the President’s FY 2014 Budget [April 26, 2013]
  6. House Budget Forces Deeper Cuts to Child Nutrition [April 25, 2012]
  7. Child Nutrition in the President’s FY2013 Budget [February 29, 2012]
  8. Children of Immigrants and Nutrition Supports [March 11, 2011]
  9. Impact of the President's FY 2012 Budget Request on Child Nutrition Programs [February 22, 2011]
  10. Policy Recommendations: Food Security [November 16, 2010]
  11. Nutritious Eating & Active Lifestyles [March 18, 2010]

Library Items: Letters and Correspondence

  1. Competitive Foods Letter [April 9, 2013]

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