SCHOOL SODA BANS: GOOD INTENTIONS
- GAO: School Meal Programs Face Challenges. // Food Management;Jul2003, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p16
Focuses on efforts needed to improve school nutrition and meal programs in the United States. Factors affecting schools' ability to address nutrition and obesity concerns; Absence of impact of nutrition on children's behavior; Efforts made by schools to reduce food and labor costs.
- MODELS NEEDED: Produce pilots steer way to higher FFV consumption. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p10
Reports on an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption by school children in Florida due to the Eat Your Colors Every Day Salad Options Pilot Project launched by several school districts in the state. Plans for the expansion of the project to several states; Statistical data on the average...
- Free school meals system needs reform, claims MP. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/12/2004, Vol. 193 Issue 4310, p16
Relates the claims of Helen Jones, the Labor Member of Parliament for Warrington North, regarding the need to reform the free school meals system in Great Britain. Impact of the system on low-income families; Cost of the meal ticket provided to school children.
- Caterers still waiting for school meals cash. Bill, Tom // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/16/2006, Vol. 196 Issue 4412, p7
The article reports that caterers in Great Britain claim that they are still waiting for government cash to improve school meals. Despite the government's pledge of Â£220 million, caterers claim that poor prioritisation of resources and a lack of guidance means the money is either being...
- Parents protest that PFI is bad for children's health. Gunn, Jessica // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;5/5/2005, Vol. 194 Issue 4373, p6
Explores issues concerning the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts in the standard of school meals in Great Britain. Reason behind the claim that the long-term contracts with private-sector caterers were blocking plans to improve the standards; Statement issued by Chris Larkman, a parent...
- Top 10 foods ordered by students 18-24 years old. // Nation's Restaurant News;8/29/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p3
Presents the top ten foods ordered by students 18-24 years old in the U.S.
- Educated palates. Whitworth, Mick // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;9/18/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4291, p44
Tackles issues related to meals for school children in Great Britain as of September 2003. Average school meal budget per child per day; Discussion of the quality of school meals; Information on the fresh-food policy of South Gloucestershire County Council. INSET: TORMEAD SCHOOL GUILDFORD.
- What's Ahead for Child Nutrition? // Food Management;Dec2002, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p10
The federal child nutrition programs will be up for reauthorization by Congress in 2003. This quintennial exercise in philosophical and monetary give and take will gear up in earnest when the new Congress convenes in January, but interested parties are already recommending for what the bill...
- OVER TO YOU. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;10/16/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4295, p6
Presents the views of several chefs and executives on the possibility of cooking a well-balanced meal for school children at a cheap price. Benefits and disadvantage of having government funding; Comparison between processed and fresh foods; Importance of investing in school meals.