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- U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing grants for farm-to-school programs. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;4/18/2012, p8
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to invest in farm-to-school programs nationwide to help eligible schools improve the health and well being of their students and connect with local agricultural producers.
- DoD produce change. // FoodService Director;3/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p1
This article reports on the changes to the DoD Fresh Program of the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) as of March 2006. The changes will affect procurement, storage and delivery of fresh produce to U.S. Agriculture department (USDA) school...
- Bad Times Spawn Good Eating Habits. Miners, Zach // District Administration;Mar2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p10
The article discusses how economic difficulties have led to increased participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). The author suggests that due to health requirements for school food service, students in the NSLP are eating healthier. Despite rising reimbursements for free and...
- Several Strategies May Lower Plate Waste in School Feeding Programs. Guthrie, Joanne F.; Buzby, Jean C. // FoodReview;Summer2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p36
Describes several strategies to reduce plate waste in school feeding programs in the U.S. School nutrition programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Indications of excessive plate waste; Benefits of healthy eating. INSETS: USDA School Meal Programs Allow Flexibility in Meeting...;Do...
- RULES STREAMLINE COMMODITIES. // FoodService Director;12/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p14
Reports on the reduction of commodity recordkeeping and reporting requirements for U.S. public schools and other recipient of government-donated food commodities in November 2002. Objective of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in implementing the changes.
- School and University, Philadel- phia, Pennsylvania. Condensed Move Over, Ronald McDonald. Robison, Rita // Education Digest;Mar1978, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p36
The article presents information about Len Frederick, food service director at the Clark County School District Foodservice Department in Las Vegas, Nevada. When Frederick took over as food service director, he took a lesson from the competition, modeling his menu after Big Macs, Arby's, the...
- Untitled. // FoodService Director;5/15/2014, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on a study which indicated that 70% of schools are using existing water fountains to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Not just for cold weather. Pearl, Anita R. // FoodService Director;12/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p96
Relates the idea of serving casseroles, stews and pots in schools. Type of casserole that is considered the favorite among students; How can commodities and recipes from the United States Department of Agriculture help in preparing casseroles; Information on the recipe of Traditional Macaroni &...
- 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.