Walla Walla Public Schools Farm to School Program featured in the “Washington Grown” TV Series Episode 3 on Oct 21. You can view the archive on Washington Grown website. (Walla Walla appears at 18:20 during the 22 min episode)
Nutrition Services Department
1174 Entley Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
ph: 509-527-3016 | fax: 509-527-3049
Alert: Romaine Lettuce E. coli outbreak 11/20/2018
Walla Walla Schools had stopped serving all romaine lettuce, due to the advisory from the CDC. We will be monitoring the CDC Web site and following their recommendations. Parents please go to the link below for additional information.
For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Contact: Media Relations,
CDC is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine. Read the investigation announcement:https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html.
To be recognized as the leader in school Nutrition by pioneering innovative methods of linking nutrition to lifelong learning.
To nurture and nourish students in partnership with families, WWPS staff, and the community by providing nutrition education, exceptional customer service and appealing foods of good value, while exceeding federal standards for School Nutrition Programs.
All schools offer students nourishing meals. Our professional Nutrition Services staff take pride in serving Walla Walla youth. Each day our staff prepares more than 4,000 meals for students at all grade levels. We continually receive superior inspection reports for cleanliness, quality and service. Stop by and join us for a hot, nutritious - and most of all - delicious meal. We strive to keep our meal prices to a minimum and our free and reduced-price meal program is available to eligible children.
Request For Special Dietary Accommodations
Federal law and USDA regulation require school nutrition programs to make reasonable modifications to accommodate children with disabilities. Under the law, a disability is an impairment which substantially limits a major life activity, which can include allergies and digestive conditions, but does not include personal diet preferences.
To request diatary accommodations please have your doctor complete the "Request for Special Dietary Accommodations" form and return to the school nurse or Pam Milleson, Director of Nutrition Services. If you have questions please call Pam at (509) 527-3016.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Statement updated 10/2015)