Schools in a Pickle

October 2004
FoodService Director;10/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p35
Trade Publication
Discusses the challenges faced by U.S. school food service administrators regarding nutrition policies and retail sales. Profits of the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, Nevada after the implementation of a nutrition policy; Effect of the junk food ban in schools on the sales of convenience stores; Background on the financial performance of cafeterias and retail businesses at the Franklin Community Schools district.


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