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- Legislation would benefit Alabama growers, youth's waistline. Martin, Melissa // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/1/2012, p3
The article features the Farm-To-School Procurement Act that would allow schools up to 100,000 U.S. dollars spending on raw local farm products for their cafeterias. The Alabama legislation sponsored by state Representative Elaine Beech will be implemented by its Deparment of Education and...
- MAIL BAG. // Active Living;Jul2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p23
The article presents a reprint of a letter which appeared in the June 15, 2009 issue of Dr. Yoni Freedhoff's "Weighty Matters" blog. It highlights the issue of the food being sold in a school cafeteria which did not reflect the food being taught to eat in a class. It also notes the need for...
- Canteen concern. // Australia's Parents;Apr/May97, Issue 98, p38
Reports on the promotion of healthy food choices for school children in Australia. Obstacles in the efforts to promote healthy foods; Accreditation for a healthy canteen; Available options in promoting health foods.
- Snack Attack. Lawn, John // Food Management;Apr2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on a USDA report criticizing in-school snack and soft drink sales. Competition between nutritional and school foodservice authorities and snack food and soft drink vendors; Other issues associated with in-school availability of 'competitive foods'; Call for additional regulation.
- Burnet CISD free, reduced-price meal policy details given. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);8/22/2012, Vol. 139 Issue 34, p8A
The article presents information on the policy of the Consolidated Independent School District of Burnet, Texas towards the reduction in the prices if meals.
- Study Recommends Overhaul of Oakland's School Food Program. // Food Management Exclusive Insight;2/14/2012, p5
The article presents a study, Rethinking School Lunch in Oakland, California conducted by Oakland's school district which recommended a series of significant changes and upgrades on Oakland's school food program.
- Food for thought. // Teacher Magazine;May/Jun99, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p11
Reports that school districts in Maryland and Virginia are conducting taste-test panels for students regarding lunches served in school cafeterias. Monitoring of items needed to create balanced lunches that students will eat; Benefits of the program.
- Palm Beach City Schools: Summer program provides free lunch to under-18 kids. // FoodService Director;07/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p19
Announces that Palm Beach County Schools in Florida plan to offer a free lunch program to children 18 years old or under. Source of the program's funds; Aim of the program; Why the program will not be offered at every school.
- Picture of the Week. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/5/2010, Vol. 200 Issue 4617, p13
The article presents a photograph of school children eating, along with information on the impact of the quality of school canteens on the eating habits of school children in Great Britain.