Child Nutrition 2019-07-11T11:18:08-06:00

Stone County Schools Child Nutrition

A new USDA nondiscrimination statement was recently issued January 29, 2016.  State agencies, local agencies, or other sub-recipients are required to incorporate the following USDA nondiscrimination statement into all materials and sources, including Web sites, used to inform the public about Food and Nutrition Service’s child nutrition programs:

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:

 In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

General Links

My Payments Plus

Make your payments online, check your child’s balance, and get reminders when your child’s account balance in running low, plus much more!


Nutrition Links

MS Recipes for Success

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Dedicated to fighting childhood obesity

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Click on PUBLIC then choose CHILDREN’S HEALTH for a variety on healthy tips and information!

American Dairy Association and Dairy Council

Health & Wellness

Click on Child Nutrition and/or School Nutrition for lots of great tips and information about dairy.

Examples:  Lactose Intolerance and your child; ReThink your Drink; Milk is D-licious!

Calorie King

Calorie counter and more…

Dole

How to Grow Healthy Kids!

Click on articles for tips, recipes and more information.

 

MS Office of Healthy Schools

Information related to MS Child Nutrition Policy

National Dairy Council

Facts & Tips about DAIRY

Nutrition Data

Know WHAT you eat!

Produce for Better Health Foundation

Information about fruits & vegetables and fun activities for kids

SCRUB CLUB

Fun, educational games for kids

Sunkist Kids

Fun facts about citrus and games for kids

US Dept of Agriculture Choose My Plate

Tips on Healthy Eating and Lifestyle

US Dept of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service

Recipes, Nutrition facts, Healthy choices plus much more….