The federal agency wants school districts to better communicate with parents their policies for unpaid student lunch debts.
When Cheryl Johnson visits school cafeterias, she sees kids eating more fruits and vegetables, but the amount of food thrown away has not increased.
Many kids rely on school for food their families can't afford. Two reports suggest one group is falling through the cracks: teens.
The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.
Many schools are finding that giving kids a say in what they eat can cut down on what ends up in the trash.
In an effort to fight child hunger and obesity, Congress passed a bill that makes the most significant changes to school meal program in 30 years.
Learn what can curb global hunger, why economics may stop GM corn and celebrate School Lunch Week.
To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.
This week, engineered salmon is scrutinized by everyone except the FDA, carrot snack machines are a hit and the Iowa egg farmer's apologies fall to deaf ears.
Skeptics are eating their words. Junk food is out of school vending machines and carrots are in.