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Media Alert: Student Nutrition Is Focus Of MSDE Twitter Chat On September 22

Experts Will Take Questions

For Immediate Release                                                      Contact: Bill Reinhard, 410.767.0486

Baltimore, MD (September 18, 2014)

The Maryland State Department of Education will host a Twitter Chat next week, with MSDE school and community nutrition experts discussing healthy school snack and beverage options and responding to questions regarding Maryland’s Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School.

The early afternoon chat on September 22 will explore concerns and questions parents and guardians may have about recent nutrition regulations, as well as discuss how local systems are serving healthier snacks and beverages to students. 

Twitter followers @MdPublicSchools are encouraged to ask questions and participate in the discussion using the hashtags, #MSDEChat, #SmartSnacks, and #healthiernextgen.

WHO:   MSDE School and Community Nutrition Specialists

WHAT:  MSDE Twitter Chat

WHEN:  1 to 2 p.m.
              Monday, September 22

WHERE:  @MdPublicSchools

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