USDA rule would see schools fined for not following regs

USDA rule would see schools fined for not following regs

USDA proposed rule would levy fines on schools showing “egregious or persistent disregard” for federal lunch rules.

The USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has issued a proposed rule that would punish schools and state departments with fines for “egregious or persistent disregard” for Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) regulations governing school meals. The proposed rule is in accordance with Section 303 of the HHFKA, which requires that the government “establish criteria for the imposition of fines” for all USDA child food programs.

Fines for HHFKA noncompliance have

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