March 2004
FoodService Director;3/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p12
Trade Publication
Presents news briefs related to school food services in the U.S. as of March 15, 2004. Rejection of a proposal by the school board of Cherokee County in Georgia to restrict the vending machine policy; Passage of Bill 1014 by the Indiana House of Representatives concerning nutrition policies; Proposal of Texas Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs to reward schools that encourage student health.


Related Articles

  • With Fingers Crossed…. Pond, James // FoodService Director;11/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p18 

    The article reflects of the capability of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 2004 to eliminate childhood obesity in the U.S. Students does not participate in their schools' healthy food program that eliminates junk foods from cafeterias and vending machines. It presents an overview of...

  • Scotland bans sweets and fizzy drinks in schools.  // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;10/4/2007, Vol. 197 Issue 4496, p6 

    The article announces the plan of the Scottish government to ban the sale of sweets, chocolate and fizzy drinks in schools in 2008. Under the School (Health and Promotion and Nutrition) Act of 2007, sweets and fizzy drinks will be removed from canteens and vending machines in schools. Schools...

  • School vending machines offer unhealthy choices.  // Endocrine Today;11/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 20, p7 

    The article discusses a study of the impact of changes in school food services and physical education classes on the risk for type 2 diabetes in middle school students, presented at the Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Results showed that added sugar beverages were...

  • Schools Finding A Healthy Acceptance of Nutrition. King, Paul // FoodService Director;12/15/206, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p16 

    The article reports on the concerns of school administrators in the U.S. on the financial effect of the law which limits the types of foods that can be sold in schools. Administrators expressed concern that the law would hurt districts financially, by taking away the types of foods most often...

  • Tips for Serving Vegetarian Meals in Schools. Niklas, Christina; Hobbs, Suzanne Havala // Vegetarian Journal;2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p11 

    Presents results of a survey of schools in the United States, to obtain practical information about how to successfully introduce and integrate vegetarian options into school menus. Citation of food and labor as major hurdles in trying to serve healthy meals to students; Challenge posed by...

  • Where do we go from here? Martin, Charlotte // Vending International;Aug2006, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p10 

    The article discusses the issues concerning vending machine and health in schools in Great Britain. The author questions on the compliance of schools to the guidelines of the white paper. Several schools are facing tough decisions that need to be quick as products suitably fitting with the...

  • Healthier-Food Sales Seen as Competitive. Hurst, Marianne D. // Education Week;2/9/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p10 

    The article presents a report that shows that schools that replace sugary snacks in vending machines with healthier foods do not experience a drop in sales revenue. The study, which examined purchasing patterns at four elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools in Arizona that...

  • AU REVOIR, DES BONBONS.  // Prevention;Feb2005, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p56 

    Reports on a law passed in France banning vending machines in schools. Report that French students will not have access to more than 8,000 vending machines, most of which offered unhealthful foods.

  • HEALTHFUL VENDING IN TODAY'S SCHOOLS. Dannelke, Lenora // Today's Dietitian;Aug2011, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p12 

    The article reports on the changes in food vending in schools in the U.S. as reported, the junk food image of vending machines is getting a healthful makeover in schools due in large part to the U.S. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Several vending companies have already improved the nutritional...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics