Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Twitter Chat Today: #AskUSDA

The US Department of Agriculture will be hosting a live twitter chat with USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Dr. Janey Thornton, at 1 PM today, August 29th.

Dr. Thornton will answer questions about school lunches and nutrition in response to the implementation of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kid's Act. The law will increase the availability of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables in children's lunches this school year.

Before following the twitter chat, check out the USDA's "School Lunches Just got Healthier" toolkit, which contains more information about the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act.

To participate in the twitter chat, use the hashtag #AskUSDA or follow @USDA.

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