August 2004


ASFSA President Karen Johnson/Back-to-School
August 2004

SF&N - August 2004As the new school year begins, school foodservice professionals across the country are facing incredible changes, and School Foodservice & Nutrition is bringing their stories to you. At the local, state and federal levels, people across the nation are coming together to fight obesity and save America’s children. Learn about anti-junk food policies that are taking effect--and succeeding--in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis and Union, Maine. Go down south to Texas to take a look at a radical new nutrition policy that is sweeping the state. And get on board for healthy change by reading about outstanding efforts from the Action for Healthy Kids teams. In addition, discover the sparkling personality, can-do attitude and inspiring vision of Karen Johnson, the new president of the School Nutrition Association (SNA), formerly known as the American School Food Service Association. It’s all here in SF&N.

Pioneer Woman
The new ASFSA president keeps her eyes on the stars and her feet on the sand.  

Junk Peddlers No Longer
Healthy foods sell without sides of soft drinks, chips or candy. Shutting off the junk supply in schools turns out to be easier than some administrators—and students—imagined.

The Texas Revolution
School nutrition professionals throughout the Lone Star State prepare to implement a radical nutrition policy.

The Game Plan
Action for Healthy Kids teams are creating change at state, district and site levels. Isn’t it time you got in the game to fight contributors to childhood obesity?


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