The Child Nutrition Act of 1966 established the first funding for the breakfast program in the form of a pilot. Today, the School Breakfast Program is available to all public and private nonprofit schools and residential child care institutions (RCCIs) in Mississippi. The children qualifying for free and reduced price meals may receive breakfast at school either free or for a reduced price.
Mississippi Healthy Students Act Senate Bill 2369 Nutrition Standards
Children can access MyPyramid for Kids and play the interactive computer game: MyPyramid Blast Off Game, to learn how their food choices fuel their body.
MyPyramid.gov STEPS TO A HEALTHIER YOU MyPyramid offers personalized eating plans, interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices, and advice to help you: