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Food & Nutrition Services

The Food and Nutrition Services Section administers the USDA Food Distribution Program and the following USDA Child Nutrition Programs: National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, and the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.  Under the NSLP, the After School Snack Program and Seamless Summer Option are also available.  The programs are operated in public, non-public, and residential child care institutions.  The goal of the Food and Nutrition Services Section is to providing safe food and technical assistance to ensure well balanced nutritious meals are served to the students of Missouri.