10 FOR LUNCH, 5 FOR BREAKFAST: ASFSA urges Congress for boost in school meal funds
- alert. Crawford, Alan Pell // Vegetarian Times;Feb2006, Issue 338, p52
This article discusses studies related to nutrition among poor people in the U.S. According to a February 2005 study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, poor kids' diet is not affected by income. If the key factor in poor kids' nutrition is school breakfast and...
- Better school nutrition will cost more money, ASFSA head tells Congress. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;8/25/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 34, p18
Reports on the high cost of making school-based meals nutritious according to the outgoing president of the American School of Food Service Association Gaye Lynn MacDonald in the U.S. Testimony of MacDonald before the House Education Reform Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Work...
- GETTING TOUGHER: New AMS beef specs to take effect. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;6/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p46
Reports on the additional specification requirements for ground beef items of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for school lunch and other domestic programs. Interest of students in the Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program of the USDA; Details on the turkey and turkey products programs for...
- $300 MILLION FOR LUNCHES ABROAD: Intl. school meal proposal chills. // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p18
Focuses on a proposal of the United States Department of Agriculture to offer an international school meal program. Reaction of Congressional Republicans to the plan; Cost of implementing the program; Support received by the plan.
- Congress' 9%. HIGHTOWER, JIM // Progressive Populist;2/1/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p3
The author reflects on the reasons behind the decision of the U.S. Congress to reject the effort of the Agriculture Department to make school lunches healthier in 2011.
- Honorable Saxby Chambliss. // Congressional Digest;Dec2010, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p312
The article presents a speech delivered by U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia on August 5, 2010, which discusses the U.S. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Chambliss addresses the U.S. Senate on the legislation and comments on how it will improve on the nutritional quality of school meals and...
- The Kids Aren't Hungry Any More. Faught, Millard C. // Saturday Evening Post;7/4/1942, Vol. 215 Issue 1, p28
The article focuses on the school lunch plan being implemented in the U.S. in 1942. Several public and private organizations collaborated for the implementation of the lunch plan which include the Agricultural Marketing Administration (AMA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The school...
- New `food pyramid' is aimed at 2- to 6- year-olds. Portner, Jessica; Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;04/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p10
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture has issued a new `food pyramid' designed to promote better eating habits for young children. Revisions made in the 1992 pyramid; Illustration of the pyramid.
- Aramark Rolls out KG Dining Platform. // Food Management;Feb2009, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p8
The article reports that Aramark Education has started its new Cool*Caf elementary school dining environment in 60 sites in January 2009, which is reportedly a major initiative to update and improve K-6 dining. It is stated that there have been pressures to increase the nutrition quality of...