Updated May 18: The House has reported out H.R. 5003, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, with several amendments, most notably with the inclusion of the provision to establish the block grant program mentioned below. Discussions to eliminate or modify the increase of the threshold for CEP took place in several instances, however, the increase to 60 percent remained in the bill. One
SNA: House proposal could dismantle USDA child nutrition program
A new substitute to the House’s child nutrition reauthorization proposal could see three states opting out of federal nutrition requirements and funding.