Smart Snacks Resources Prepare For Smart Snacks! SNA is committed to supporting and assisting members with resources to better understand and implement the Smart Snacks Rule. As a school nutrition professional, you are the expert in child nutrition within your community. Familiarize yourself with these tools to make Smart Snacks a success within your district.USDA FNS - Smart Snacks in School Review the Competitive Foods Interim Final Rule, comments to the rule, a summary of the standards, press releases, as well as technical assistance and guidance materials.SNA and Alliance for A Healthier Generation Smart Snacks Resource The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the School Nutrition Association worked together to launch a series of tools to make Smart Snacks a success in your school district.We recognize that implementing the new USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines for a la carte items, vending machines, snack carts, school stores and in-school fundraisers, will take a collective effort, involving numerous staff across the school building.This online resource contains: A step-by-step guide to get started Plug-and-play presentations to educate different audiences Taste testing tools to engage students Sample newsletters to spread the word with parents and community members Cafeteria staff training materialsJohn C. Stalker Institute A-List of Vending and Snack Products The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition (JSI) supports healthy students and schools in Massachusetts with The A-List, an up-to-date and ever-expanding list of vending and snack products that meet the Massachusetts Nutrition Standards for Competitive Foods and Beverages in Public Schools. These mandatory standards became effective August 1, 2012.