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FNS provides children & low-income ppl access 2 food & nutrition education. Stay up 2 date w/ our latest news & info. KC = Under Secretary Kevin Concannon tweet

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  1. See how more and more schools are freezing foods at their peak of production for later use in the school cafeteria.

  2. Find amounts of food you need at or SuperTracker. Both explain total food amounts (not servings) you need daily

  3. Across the country, an increasing # of schools and districts have begun to source more foods locally. Learn more @

  4. Fraud hurts the ability of SNAP to serve over 46 million people who rely on the program to obtain healthy food.

  5. As part of the Nat'l Response Framework,FNS provides nutrition to those most affected by a disaster or emergency.

  6. Now’s a great time to eat citrus fruits-they're in season so at peak flavor & low cost + they’re a good source of Vit C

  7. February is Canned Food Month. Canned foods R affordable & make mealtime easy. Make low-sodium canned veggies, tuna, & beans pantry staples.

  8. Think healthy eating is too expensive? Fruits & veggies cheaper than unhealthy snacks: $0.31 to $0.33 per portion

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