Articles from August, 2016


USDA Ruling Sets New Requirements for School Wellness Policies

On July 29, 2016, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) finalized a new set of requirements governing school wellness polices. The ruling affects all schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program and must be completed by June 30, 2017. Wellness policies … Read More

New Middle School Program Increases Students’ Knowledge of E-Cigarette Dangers, Cuts Intended Use

The below is taken from a press release on the CATCH My Breath Youth E-cigarette Prevention Program. Click here for downloads of our national and Texas-specific releases. On the heels of a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule … Read More

CATCH® partners with Carnegie Public Schools with support from BCBS-OK

The CATCH Global Foundation has been named a recipient of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HFHK) grant program from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBS-OK); an initiative designed to improve the health and wellness of children through community … Read More

CATCH® returns to New Orleans with help from Humana Foundation

The CATCH Global Foundation and Jefferson Parish Schools will help increase physical activity and healthy eating, reduce childhood obesity and promote healthy school and community environments among 4,200 kindergarten through fifth-grade students under an $80,000 charitable grant provided by the … Read More