'We're continually scrambling': National supply chain issues impact school lunches for students in Oregon

Schools nationwide are adapting to delayed food deliveries and shortages.

GRESHAM, Oregon — As kids in Oregon return to school this fall, their hot lunches will look a little different than in years past. School nutrition services are facing a national supply chain issue. It’s impacting the food and even paper products used to prepare kids’ meals.

“We’re continually scrambling,” said Ben Guyton, director of nutrition services for the Gresham-Barlow School District. “We have to ask what do we have? Do we have enough of it? Does it count the right way for USDA meal pattern?”

Several factors are impacting the school lunch supply

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