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Robert M. (Bob) Eadie served as Chief of the Policy and Program Development Branch, Child Nutrition Division, of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. This branch is responsible for publishing regulations that deal with the National School Lunch, the Child Care Food Program, the Summer Program, the Special Milk Program, and other Child Nutrition Programs. They write regulations, issue policy interpretations, and provide guidance, materials, handbooks, instructions, and anything necessary for a state agency or a school district to have in their hands to operate the program. Mr. Eadie was “an Army brat.” His father was a military officer and the family moved frequently, ending up in New Jersey. After graduating from college in 1973, he started working with the USDA Food and Nutrition Service in what was then the Northeast Regional Office, which included the middle Atlantic and most of the New England states, in Princeton Junction, New Jersey.

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Alexandria, Virginia


Child Nutrition, School Feeding


Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development

Bob Eadie



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