Taking a 'proactive' approach
- School Meals Are a Good Deal. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;03/19/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 20, p3
Talks about the meals served to children in school.
- Packed lunches raise new health concerns for children. // Education (14637073);1/15/2010, Issue 378, p2
The article discusses a report from the University of Leeds which found that 82 percent of school lunchboxes contain foods that are high in saturated fats, salt and sugar, and that only 1.1 percent of school lunches met all nutritional standards.
- Making School Food an Educational Priority. Demas, Antonia // Education Digest;Feb2003, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p54
Calls for U.S. schools to make school food an educational priority. Problem arising from the school meals program of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; Approaches to orient children about nutritious foods; Suggestions for educators.
- It's Time to Level the School Lunch Playing Field. Lawn, John // Food Management;Apr2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p8
Reports on issues relating to school lunch in the United States. Implications of the scrapping of the lunch period at a high school in Warren, Ohio; Reports on the increase in childhood obesity; Impact sales of competitive foods on school nutrition programs.
- School Lunch. Murphy, Dee // Current Health 1;Sep2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p14
Discusses ways to make the school lunch healthy.
- TEENAGERS ARE EATING MORE HEALTHILY AT SCHOOL. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;5/4/2012, Vol. 202 Issue 4726, p10
The article reports on a research study by the School Food Trust (SFT) which suggests that less teenagers in Great Britain are eating chips for their school lunch, following the introduction of mandatory nutritional standards aimed at improving school meals.
- School Lunch Safety. // Pediatrics for Parents;2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the issues surrounding school lunch safety in the United States.
- Political leaders propose global school-lunch plan. // Curriculum Review;Oct2000, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p2
Reports on a pilot program in the United States designed to provide school lunches to hungry children worldwide. Amount donated by the U.S. government to the program; Senators Bob Dole and George McGovern's proposed lunch plan; Annual budget.
- Scottish pilot project offers free school meals to all pupils. // Education (14637073);10/26/2007, Issue 286, p2
The article offers information on a free school meal scheme of the Scottish government. The Â£5 million program aims to test whether providing a nutritious lunch for all children could help improve their diets. It will cover primary pupils in five areas including Glasgow, West Dunbartonshire,...
- Many English schoolchildren have a nutritionally deficient diet. Wilson, Bee // New Statesman;9/2/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4603, p40
Talks about the proposal of a paper written by Margaret and Arthur Wynn, for making school lunches a universal free entitlement in 2002. Data on the inadequate amounts of vitamins and minerals received by school-age children; Increase in the number of schoolchildren who suffered chronic...