Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Bureau of Nutrition Education and Outreach

The Bureau of Nutrition Education and Outreach is committed to the promotion of the demonstrated relationship between good nutrition and the capacity of students to develop and learn.

The Bureau of Nutrition Education and Outreach is composed of the following sections:

  • The Nutrition Standards section interprets nutrition-related regulations and guidance and provides technical assistance in areas such as child nutrition menus, local school wellness policies, recipe development, and the USDA HealthierUS School Challenge.
  • The Education and Program Innovation Section is responsible for evaluating the programs and planning implementation strategies for the division’s programs, as well as onsite and online training for School Food Authorities.
  • The Outreach Section serves as the advertising, marketing, and public relations agency for all division programs, program sponsors, and partners.