- Pa. Appealing Federal Decision To End Universal Feeding Program. // Education Week;10/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p4
The article discusses opposition by Pennsylvania to a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to end a school meal program that does not require participants to complete applications. Pennsylvania will appeal the decision on the grounds that less paperwork resulted in lower costs for...
- Lakota Rolls Out New Menu Items. // Food Management;Oct2014, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p8
The article discusses the adoption of Asian-inspired food that meets the U.S. Department of Agriculture's requirements in meal programs of the Lakota School District (LSD) in Ohio. Topics discussed include the views of Chris Burkhardt, LSD Director of Child Nutrition and Wellness, on the same,...
- IN LOUISIANA DIST.: Summer poses labor shortage. // FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1
Reports on how the East Baton Rouge School District in Louisiana has braced for a sudden increase in summer feeding volume. Reason for the increase in the number of students attending summer school in 2000; District's problem with the shortage of food service workers.
- San Francisco school dist. targets 7% particip. gain. // FoodService Director;10/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p8
Reports on the California-based San Francisco Unified School District's aim to equal or beat 1998's seven percent participation increase by revamping its satellite sites, incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables, and tying-in curriculum. Switch from traditional gable-top cartons to DuPont...
- GLENDALE SCHOOLS KEEP MEALS LIVELY. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the Hard Hat program launched by the food service operator at Glendale Unified School District in California during the renovation of kitchens in several of its elementary schools, as of October 2003. Reason behind the program; Food items to be provided by the program.
- Floresville invites meal applications. // Wilson County News;3/26/2014, p3E
The article reports on free and reduced-price meals for students offered by the Floresville Independent School District (ISD) of Texas and mentions that the ISD solicits meal applications for children in one household, as of March 2014.
- Lunch-Menu Makeover. Horsch, Karen // Parenting;Oct2002, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p28
Reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been developing some innovative foods that also help out American farmers by using their surplus of low-demand fruits and vegetables, then testing them out in school cafeterias. Sample of school lunches.
- Advocates again defend school meals. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;2/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p54
Provides information on topics and issues related to school food service programs in the U.S. as of February 15, 2003. Reactions of advocates to criticisms toward school food service programs; Stand of advocates on the quality of school food service programs; Preparation made by the U.S....
- COMMODITIES ALERT. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;04/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p56
Presents updates on the food service industry in the United States (U.S.) as of April 15, 2001. Plans to deliver a test purchase of a new school commodity, frozen macaroni and cheese by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); Completion of the frozen beef program of USDA; Delay in the...