Today, Sandra Ford, President of SNA, testified before the House Education Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education on the impact that the new school meal pattern regulations have had on school meal operators. Ms. Ford’s testimony included discussion on the financial impact and the unintended consequences of elements on the new requirements. During the question and answer period, Members of Congress inquired into best practices of schools, the impact on industry and how schools have and will adjust in the future.
The witnesses included: Sandra Ford, SNA President, SNA Member Megan Schaper of State College, PA, Margo Wootan, PhD of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Ms. Kay Brown of the GAO.
Please click here for the testimonies of all the witnesses and the archived video of the hearing.
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