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School Wellness Advisory Committees

The “Act Relative to School Nutrition” also requires the establishment of school wellness advisory committees within school districts. This provision was included to ensure that school districts put in place a key element of infrastructure necessary to carry out the intent of the School Nutrition Bill.

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Competitive Foods and Beverages that Me

The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition (JSI), a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University, publishes the “A-List” (or Acceptable List) which was first developed as a resource to find products that met the Massachusetts Action for Healthy Kids’ Massachusetts À la carte Food & Beverage Standards.