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Safe & Healthy Schools 2019-04-05T12:02:39-06:00


AdvancePierre Foods, Inc., an Enid, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,373 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft purple plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Please read the following press release for more information: News Release: AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Beef Patties due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination


Healthier kids make better students.
Better students make healthier communities.


The Safe and Healthy Schools Bureau believe that ALL students can become successful and responsible individuals who value and choose an active and healthy lifestyle.

Through leadership and teamwork, the Bureau advocates and provides support for schools and families to implement school health programs, and health and nutrition services.   Through intra/inter and community agency collaboration, the Bureau works to promote healthier schools by providing professional development, technical assistance and resources to local education agencies.   Schools are able to develop, implement and evaluate school health programs and activities, designed to improve instruction and increase student learning.   Health-promoting schools become high-achieving schools, which is based on the philosophy that “healthy kids make better students and better students make healthier communities”.

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Circle with green star in center and the word community encircling the centerWhole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model: A New Approach

By focusing on youth, addressing critical education and health outcomes, organizing collaborative actions and initiatives that support students, and strongly engaging community resources, the WSCC approach offers important opportunities that may improve healthy development and educational attainment for students. Learn more about this approach in a special issue of the Journal of School Health, and at the Center for Disease Control website.

Page last updated April 5, 2019