USDA revises milk rules
- IN MIDWEST, FLORIDA: SCHOOLS TEST PRODUCE PILOTS. // FoodService Director;8/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p12
Reports on the launching of school free fruit and vegetable initiatives in different states in the U.S. in fall 2002. Features of the initiative; Aim of the program.
- Portland schools ban a la carte. // FoodService Director;10/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p1
The article reports that the Portland School District in Oregon has increased its reimbursable lunch participation by 25% in 2005 by closing down the a la carte line except for 100% juice and milk. At the same time, it boosted consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables from a salad bar. This was...
- A SCENE CHANGE FOR THE SCHOOL CAFETERIA. // Running & FitNews;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the program "Changing the Scene," being offered by the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to encourage communities to make school food service healthier. Components of the program; Features of the guidebook; Information on ordering a free copy of the book.
- School offers students fruit cart throughout the day. // Food Management;Jun2005, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p19
The article informs about the innovative plan of River Forest Schools in Hobart, Indiana. It offers fresh fruit and vegetables to students throughout the school day by positioning wheeled carts with bowls of fresh fruit in high traffic areas in each of the district's five schools. The program is...
- FREE SECONDS IN MINNESOTA: DISTRICT SEEKS FFV BOOST. // FoodService Director;12/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p8
Reports on a program designed to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables in South Washington County schools in Minnesota. Plans for the program; Approaches used by the schools in promoting the program; Popular fruits and vegetables among students.
- Products at WORK. // Food Management;Feb2003, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p92
Barbara Otero, Food Service Director for Killingly Schools in Northeastern Connecticut, had absolutely no formal experience in Foodservice when she took a position as financial director for Killingly schools, despite growing up in a food-obsessed Italian family in Brooklyn, New York. When the...
- School Lunches Improving, But More Vegan Meals Needed. // Good Medicine;Fall2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p11
The article offers an overview of the 2008 School Lunch Report Card by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in which school cafeterias in the U.S. were investigated. In the report card, the lunches served in 20 elementary school districts across the country were analyzed by...
- STEAL THIS IDEA. // FoodService Director;3/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p22
This article offers a number of ideas for managing food services in schools in the U.S. The ideas are from food service directors of some schools. The directors explain how they executed their strategies to effectively provide food services to students and school employees. They also share the...
- IN SCHOOLS: Salaries lag hospital, B&I; gap widens. // FoodService Director;12/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p52
Focuses on the status of salaries of employees in the United States school foodservice as of December 15, 2000. Issue on salary adjustment and retirement benefits in the industry; Problems faced by schools in the country.