ERIC Number: ED241133
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Mar-23
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing to Restore Eligibility in the Special Milk Program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on H.R. 904 to Amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to Eliminate Certain Restrictions on the Eligibility of Schools to Participate in the Special Milk Program.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
On March 23, 1983, testimony was heard concerning H.R. 904, a bill amending the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to eliminate certain restrictions on the eligibility of schools to participate in the Special Milk Program. Included in this brief publication are statements focusing on (1) the "false economy" of not providing surplus milk to children; (2) consequences of the Reconciliation Act of 1981, which made any school offering the school lunch or breakfast program ineligible to participate in the Special Milk Program; (3) the drop in number of half pints served and the decrease in outlets for the Special Milk Program; and (4) the impact of federal budget cuts on the Massachusetts nutrition program and the related experience of the school food service in the Arlington, Massachusetts, public schools. Also included is a statement by the National Dairy Council detailing nutritional contributions of the Special Milk Program. (RH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.