Initiative Description: Implementation of the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) meal standards
Study Results: Increased vegetable consumption.
Reference: Cohen, J. F., Richardson, S., Parker, E., Catalano, P. J., & Rimm, E. B. (2014). Impact of the
new US Department of Agriculture school meal standards on food selection, consumption, and waste. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 46(4), 388-394.
Level of Evidence: Very Good