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USDA Authority to Set Nutrition Standards for All Competitive Foods

Understanding the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Legal Memo
Food & Beverages

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act requires the U.S. Department of Agriculture to set nutrition standards for all foods sold on school campuses at any time during the day – not only in cafeterias but also through vending machines, school stores, fundraisers, and more.

ChangeLab Solutions developed this legal memo to outline exactly what the new federal legislation requires.