SNA seeks standards
- Leading the Horse. King, Paul // FoodService Director;3/15/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p21
The author offers his views on regulations released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding what foods can and cannot be served in elementary school cafeterias. He believes that with child obesity percentages at an all-time high the time was right for the implementation of the new...
- "Impact of the New U.S. Department of Agriculture School Meal Standards on Food Selection, Consumption, and Waste". BLAD, EVIE // Education Week;3/12/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p5
The article discusses the report "Impact of the News U.S. Department of Agriculture School Meal Standards on Food Selection, Consumption, and Waste" by researchers at Harvard University, which looks at school food standards implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to the...
- FEDERAL REGULATORS OUTLINE THE PROBLEM: 'Competitive foods' harm school meal programs, nutr. // FoodService Director;03/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20
Outlines the report issued by the United States Department of Agriculture on federal funded school meals programs. Factors undermining the nutritional integrity of the programs; Risks and viability of competitive foods.
- CALIFORNIA MARKET ROUNDUP: Bill's intent sound, but undermines foodservice. // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p12
Cites the concerns of foodservice directors in California about the effect of a bill which will regulate soda and snack foods sold in schools. Financial impact of the bill; Consequence of prohibiting soda; Comments from the proponents of the bill.
- Consumer Group Faults Conditions In School Cafeterias. Bradley, Ann // Education Week;2/7/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p8
The article discusses a report conducted by the Center for Science in the Public Interest which states that conditions in the nation's school cafeterias could trigger outbreaks of food poisoning at any time. Most of the meals served in school cafeterias each day are safe, but some school...
- New rules for better snacks. FRENETTE, LIZA // NYSUT United;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p24
The article focuses on the implementation of the Smart snacks in schools program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which was part of the state's Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. It states that the regulation will require the removal of high in fat, sodium, and sugar food and drinks...
- 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...
- Following dietary guidelines. Pearl, Anita R. // FoodService Director;2/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p66
Reports that school food service directors in the U.S. are actively implementing the United States Department of Agriculture's dietary guidelines on healthy meals. Emphasis on moderation and variety; Reason for the absence of low-calorie or low-fat menu items; Examples of strategies used by...
- USDA ISSUES SCHOOL RECALL GUIDE. // FoodService Director;10/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p16
Reports on the resource guide issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in an effort to improve food safety in school cafeterias across the nation. Components of the material; Importance of the role of foodservice professionals.