SNA: Meal Program Funding Shortfalls Pervasive

More than three quarters of the 1,200 school foodservice directors surveyed recently by the School Nutrition Association (SNA) say that funding and the cost of food and food preparation are the most pressing issues facing cafeteria programs nationwide this fall. According to SNA’s comprehensive School Nutrition Operations Report: The State of School Nutrition 2009, nearly 60% of districts increased their school lunch prices this year compared to only about a third two years ago. At tha

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