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Child Care Center Building a Healthier Future For Young Texans

Through centers like Kids R Fun that participate in our Child and Adult Food Care Program, we are working together to build strong partnerships that advocate for the 3E’s of Healthy Living – Education, Exercise and Eating Right – and build a stronger future for the Lone Star State.

Texas Schools recognized with the Perfect Peach Award

TDA is recognizing 65 National School Lunch Program participants for responding to the Local Products Challenge and serving local ingredients from three or more meal components during October! Read the full story for a list of recognized schools.

Recall: Nature's Eats, Natural Pistachio Kernels Recalled Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. voluntarily recalled Nature's Eats, Natural Pistachio Kernels, 8oz. - cello bag because of a possible health risk.

AASA Awards Grant to Spring ISD

Spring ISD was one of only 11 school districts nationwide and the only one in Texas to receive a grant to increase breakfast participation from AASA, The School Superintendents Association!

Recall: Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen infections.

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