SNEB Webinar on USDA’s Smart Snacks Standards – What They Are, When They Kick in, and How You Play a Role

Released: 2-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Source Newsroom: Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
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Newswise — The Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) is hosting “USDA’s Smart Snacks Standards – What they are, When they kick in, and How you play a role,” a live webinar on Wednesday, April 16 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT. The webinar is sponsored by the SNEB Advisory Committee on Public Policy. This webinar will provide participants an overview of USDA’s updated Smart Snacks regulation including a discussion about the updated standards, timeline for implementation, and available resources to help schools implement the changes, including the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Smart Snacks calculator. Presenting during the webinar are Nancy Lyons, Policy Analyst, Child Nutrition Programs, USDA - Food and Nutrition Service with moderator Tracy Fox, MPH, RD, President, Food, Nutrition & Policy Consultants, LLC, Chair, SNEB Advisory Committee on Public Policy.

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
• Understand the main components of USDA’s smart snacks regulation
• Learn about the various tools and resources available to help schools implement the updated standards
• Understand the role that schools and districts play in strengthening local wellness policies
• Discuss ways that nutrition educators and others can play a role in helping schools meet upcoming standards

This webinar is free for all registrants. Attendees earn 1 CEU. Register at http://www.sneb.org/events/events.html.


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