'The Devil is in the Details'

We were inundated with letters responding to Eric Stoessel’s editorial last month asking school foodservice directors for their opinions on the increasingly public and political debate between the USDA and SNA on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. He wondered what the people in the trenches really thought about the tougher requirements coming this year.

As you pointed out so well the intent of the regulations were noble and non-controversial, but as the say the “devil is in the details.” Speaking for my district, we are complying with the new regulations, but like so many others we are losing participation. We all knew this would happen and USDA has subsidized this fact by increasing the reimbursement we receive. But it’s not all about money….my issue is we have so many (did I emphasize many??) regulations.  

It’s so crazy to t

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