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ERIC Number: ED508164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
School Meals Initiative (SMI). Nourishing News. Volume 4, Issue 4
Idaho State Department of Education
The purpose of this newsletter is to help foodservice directors, supervisors, and managers successfully implement the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) School Meals Initiative (SMI) for Healthy Children regulations. Because there is so much available information on SMI, it can be overwhelming to find answers to your questions and concerns. This newsletter provides SMI information so you and your staff can more easily provide nutritious meals and a healthy environment for your students. The articles included in this issue are: (1) Idaho Nutrition Standards and the SMI (Heidi Martin); (2) What You Need for the SMI Review; (3) Breakfast in the Classroom Procedures; (4) What is NSMP? (Lynda Westphal); (5) What is Food Based Menu Planning? (Mary Jo Marshall); and (6) Poster Perfection.
Idaho State Department of Education. 650 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0027. Tel: 208-332-6800; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Idaho