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Policy Overview

The BEN Center translates its research findings into a set of actionable suggestions and tactics that collectively are known as the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (SLM). From a tactical perspective, SLM offers Lunchroom professionals turn-key, easy to implement tools that change what students eat in a lunchroom. SLM has, to date, been adopted by approximately 30,000 schools nationwide. From a policy perspective, SLM gives regulators and policy makers a proven program that can be incorporated into institutional and programmatic guidelines that aim to improve the nutritional environment for Americans.

Currently SLM is:

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