Food programs for children (31 - 36 of 36 items)
The National School Lunch Program
103965: Sep 30, 1977
One purpose of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to safeguard schoolchild health by improving or maintaining levels of nutrition. A specified food pattern is required for the Type A Lunch which is expected to provide one-third of a child's daily nutritional needs. The program can help to reduce problems arising from malnutrition, but research is needed to extend knowledge of effects of n...
Summary of a Report: The National School Lunch Program, Is It Working?
PAD-77-7: Published: Jul 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1977.
There are shortcomings in both the evaluation and the performance of the School Lunch Program...
The National School Lunch Program: Is It Working?
PAD-77-6: Published: Jul 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1977.
The National School Lunch Program is designed to safeguard schoolchild health by improving and/or maintaining levels of nutrition and to strengthen the agricultural economy by stimulating food demand.The school lunch program provides adequately for the large-scale feeding of children, but it could be much more effective and efficient than it is. Although studies show that the school lunch, when pa...
Review of the Operation of the 1977 Summer Food Service Program for Children
CED-7-303: Published: Jun 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1977.
Pursuant to a request of February 17, 1977, we are reviewing the operation of the 1977 Summer Food Service Program for Children. Based on the request, Senator Percy's supporting request of March 25, 1977, our previous work in this area, and consultations with Committee staff, we developed an overall work plan which was described to the Committee staff in a meeting on May 25, 1977. This letter desc...
The Summer Feeding Program: How to Feed the Children and Stop Program Abuses
CED-77-59: Published: Apr 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1977.
Various aspects of the summer food service program for children were reviewed in light of alleged abuses during program operations in major urban areas. Causes of abuses that had been detected by other groups, including the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, were investigated. The review was conducted at the Food and Nutrition Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the regional offi...
The Summer Food Service Program for Children
100523: Mar 23, 1977
The problems which occurred in the 1976 Summer Food Service Program for Children were similar to those noted in prior years by the Department of Agriculture's auditors and in the GAO February 1975 report on the program. Typical reported abuses included food waste, consumption of meals by adults, offsite consumption of meals by children, indications of kickbacks and bribes to sponsors from vendors...