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Proposed Rule Defines Geographic Preference Option for Child Nutrition

April 20, 2010

In an important step forward for local purchasing by federal nutrition programs, the USDA today┬áreleased a proposed rule on a geographic preference option that would allow institutions who receive federal Child Nutrition funds to give extra points to unprocessed locally grown or raised products in the procurement process. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will […]