The sustainability of America's school meals is at risk. Earlier this month the FY22 spending bill was passed which excluded provisions to keep crucial child nutrition waivers in place.
Introduced today, the bipartisan Support Kids Not Red Tape Act is our last chance to urge Congress to keep these waivers in place to ensure students have access to healthful meals and school food service directors have the necessary flexibilities in place to provide meals while grappling with rising costs and supply chain shortages. Access to these meals is more important than ever with the COVID-19 pandemic's disproportionate impact on people with diet-related diseases and underrepresented communities.
Studies continue to show that schools are the healthiest place for kids to eat in the United States. Take action today and tell Congress to ensure kids continue to have access to healthful school meals. CLICK HERE to complete the short fillable form!