ERIC Number: ED373894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun-24
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994. Committee on Agriculture Report To Accompany H.R. 8. House of Representatives, 103D Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
This report discusses amendments offered by the Committee on Agriculture to H.R. 8, the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act, which reauthorizes and improves the nutrition programs under the National School Lunch (NSL) Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. The amendments deal with: (1) the amount of commodities provided to schools under the NSL Act; (2) the inspection of fish and fish products purchased by schools under the NSL Act; (3) waivers of statutory and regulatory requirements of NSL programs; (4) the improvement of the nutritional quality of entitlement commodities made available to schools under the NSL ACT; (5) NSL pilot projects; (6) the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Farmers; Market nutrition program; and (7) the distribution of a report on the use of private food establishments and caterers by schools participating in school lunch and breakfast programs. The report also includes a cost estimate for H.R. 8 prepared by the Congressional Budget Office. An appendix contains testimony supporting the legislation from Ellen Haas, the assistant secretary for Food and Consumer Services of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Richard Pasco, a representative of the Commodity Distribution Coalition; and Marilyn Hurt, a representative of the American School Food Service Association. (MDM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Nutrition Act 1966; National School Lunch Act 1946