Resources and Information

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015 were released in early January.

Learn more here

The USDA Guide to Professional Standards has been published. 
You can link to information here.
Find the Final Rule for professional standards here.

Are you challenged by the revised whole grain guidance? 

Help is here! 
The USDA Whole Grain Resource can help.


USDA released interim rule information on the new competitive foods guidelines (now called "Smart Snacks in Schools) in February 2014.  Details can be found here.

USDA released a memo on 1/2/14 making meat and grain serving flexibility permanent.  Complete details here.

The 2013 Food Code was released in late 2013.

There are specific changes that will need to be reviewed to make sure that your program is up-to-date and compliant. Did you know that Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are changing to Safety Data Sheets (SDS)?  Learn more about these changes.


  • Did You Know?

    Our business has two separate divisions: 

    • Food and nutrition consulting, with a focus on schools, marketing and operational improvement
    • Professional association management, with a focus on those practicing in the field of dietetics, food and nutrition
  • What's New

    Two great visual aides for fruit and vegetable portion size training are available.
    Thank you, South Dakota Department of Education!
  • What We've Learned Recently

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a rule providing more flexibility to school nutrition programs, specifically for serving flavored milk and whole grains.

    Learn more about the USDA's rule here.

    The changes in the 2017 Food Code are worth reviewing!