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NAMA Enlists Manufacturer Input To Compile USDA-Approved School Product List

Posted On: 8/13/2013

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TAGS: vending machine products, National Automatic Merchandising Association, vending product manufacturers USDA nutritional standards for schools, U.S. Department of Agriculture, NAMA USDA Competitive Foods in Schools Comprehensive Product List, Jackie Clark

CHICAGO -- The National Automatic Merchandising Association is calling on manufacturers to participate in developing a comprehensive product list to help operators comply with the new nutritional standards for schools recently issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The NAMA USDA Competitive Foods in Schools Comprehensive Product List is intended to serve as a resource for operators looking for products that meet the new standards.

Supplier members of the association with products that comply should send the product names and nutrition labels to Jackie Clark at jclark@clarkcommunicationsonline.com, or mail them to her attention at Clark Communications, 2 Professional Dr., Suite 228,Gaithersburg MD 20879; tel. (301) 987-7113.

Additional resources, including a one-page guide to the new USDA regulations, can be found on NAMA's government affairs website, www.namavoice.org.