MSNA Legislative Issue Paper

By  •  June 30, 2010 at 10:42 pm

The Minnesota School Nutrition Assiciation is deeply committed to the Nutritional Health and Well-Being of children and recognizes teh importance of healthy food for growth and student achievement. Therefore the Minnesota School Nutrition Association endorses the following:

School Meals Funding: MSNA supports maintaining current funding for school meals.

Nutritional Integrity: MSNA supports reforming federal nutrition standards as proposed by the Institute of Medicine and the School Nutrition Association.

Farm to School: MSNA supports measures to encourge schools to purchase locally grown agriculturall products.

Shared Services: MSNA encourages all school districts to participate in cooperative food purchasing groups in order to take advantage of economies of scale.