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Schools Partner with HUMAN Healthy Vending for Early Compliance with USDA’s “Smart Snacks in School” Rules
Date:9/30/2013

Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013

HUMAN Healthy Vending, the nation’s premier socially-responsible healthy vending franchise, is currently working with schools around the nation to comply with the USDA’s “Smart Snacks In School” rules, which go into effect July 1, 2014. Several schools are already 50-80% compliant with Smart Snacks In School, with many more schools closely behind.

As part of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the USDA passed interim final standards for all foods and drinks sold in school vending machines, student stores and a la carte (AKA “competitive foods”), which it published in June of this year and called, “Smart Snacks In School.” All schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program must ensure that the snacks and beverages sold on campus during school hours meet these specific nutrient limits and ingredient standards or potentially face thousands of dollars in fines.

One school that has decided to start incorporating Smart-Snacks-In-School-compliant snacks and beverages into its healthy vending program, in advance of the deadline, is Avon High School, in Hendricks County, Ind.

Avon High School’s Assistant Principal, Kellie Rodkey, led the effort to bring a HUMAN Healthy Vending program to the school to replace the student-run vending machines that sold items that would not comply with the USDA’s new standards. “I wanted our snacks and beverages to comply with ‘Smart Snacks in School’ and to create some funding for our students to use,” said Rodkey.

“Our student government is the one who benefits from the funding and any bit helps our kids’ activities. Plus, it’s great to educate kids on healthy eating and not have to worry about complying
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