Wellness embraced

August 2005
FoodService Director;8/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
Presents the findings of a study conducted by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and the ERISA Industry Subcommittee regarding the health and nutrition policy of companies in the U.S. in August 2005. Stand of most companies regarding employee health issues; Percentage of the companies surveyed that are adding healthier foods to the menu in their company cafeteria; Other measures implemented by some companies to improve employee health.


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