Lawmakers call for extension of USDA nutrition waivers | Local News

MURRAY – Due to the impact of COVID-19 on schools’ abilities to provide quality meals to students through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and other associated child nutrition programs, the US Department of Agriculture stepped in to help. Recognizing that schools were hampered by the strict regulations associated with administering the programs and needed … Read more

USDA Announces Stricter Standards for School Nutrition

Feb. 7, 2022 — The US Department of Agriculture has announced new changes to school nutrition standards for the next 2 school years, which will reinstate health goals that were rolled back during the Trump administration. The Biden administration is also tightening rules for fat and salt content in foods after restrictions were eased during … Read more

Rendered ingredients point to environmental, nutritional benefits

This article was published in the December 2021 issue of Pet Food Processing. Read it and other articles from this issue in our December digital edition. The pandemic fueled consumer interest in the food supply chain. It’s no longer sufficient to be simply transparent with how food is sourced and produced. Now consumers want to … Read more