A NFSMI selection committee chose the Avant Marketing Group as the best fit to conduct research and to develop a new brand identity for the Institute.
Avant Marketing will assist NFSMI in the development of a new name, logo, tagline and a complete visual identity package.
Nationwide, 9.2% of all districts required and 31.3% recommended that newly hired district food service directors participate in the Orientation to Child Nutrition Management Workshop, sponsored by the NFSMI.
In addition, 40.4% had other food service certifications from a state agency or state-level professional group, and 30.6% had completed the Orientation to Child Nutrition Management Workshop offered by NFSMI.
Elsa Murano, undersecretary of Food Safety have stressed the importance of food handling and safety preparation through partnerships with NFSMI
, local county and city health inspectors, and USDA agencies involved in preventing tainted food from reaching schools.