FoodCapsule: Rice Gains on School Menus
- Consultation document casts doubt on school meals. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/19/2010, Vol. 200 Issue 4619, p6
The article informs that a consultation document on education funding has raised concerns over investment of the government of Great Britain on free school meals.
- WHAT'S FOR LUNCH? Honeyman, Kay // Appleseeds;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p26
The article presents information on lunch which students receive in various parts of world. American students pour into school cafeterias and pile their trays with chicken nuggets, potatoes, green beans, and a box of milk. Students in France have a whole hour for lunch. In Norway, schools do not...
- What's for Lunch? // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;5/12/2014, Vol. 76 Issue 22, p6
The article focuses on the types of school lunches served around the schools worldwide. It is mentioned that four-course lunches including salad, main course of meat and vegetables, a cheese course and dessert is served for students in Nantes, France. It is stated that rice mixed with dal is...
- Getting to Wellness. Buchanan, Bruce // American School Board Journal;Oct2005 Supplement, Vol. 192, p4
This article focuses on the federal mandates for better school fitness and nutrition programs in the U.S. The wellness mandate requires districts that participate in the federal school lunch program to have a policy in place by the start of the 2006-07 school year. The move toward better school...
- Accord would let seven states run meals programs. Lawton, Millicent // Education Week;1/10/96, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p24
Looks at a bill that United States President Bill Clinton will veto, which would permit seven states to try running school-meals programs. Compromise experiment; Participating states.
- Los Angeles Schools Overturn Ban on 'Junk Food'. Flax, Ellen // Education Week;5/9/1990, Vol. 9 Issue 33, p5
The article reports that Los Angeles Unified School District board has turn over its 10-year-old ban on selling junk food. The decision was made due to the large decrease of fund in values commodities donated by the federal government. In the revised policy, secondary schools are allowed to sell...
- School Gardens are a Big Hit in Pasco County, Florida. // Southeast Food Service News;Oct/Nov2014, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p14
The article reports on the Chefs Move to Schools program initiated by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Tampa Bay Culinary Association and the Pasco County School Food & Nutrition Department, which suggests that school garden is the best way to encourage students to eat fruits and vegetables.
- Childhood Food Insecurity: Factors Associated with the National School Lunch Program in the U.S. Ferrer, Myra Clarisse; Ames, Glenn C. W.; Fonsah, Esendugue Greg; Escalante, Cesar; Ramirez, Octavio // Journal of Food Distribution Research;Mar2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p105
The article discusses the factors associated with the National School Lunch Program in the U.S. It is said that nearly a quarter of all children in the country are food insecure. An empirical model is calculated to examine county-level free and reduced-price lunch participation rates across the...
- S.C. District Plans Saltines, Juice For Pupils With Unpaid Lunch Bills. // Education Week;4/5/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 30, Special section p6
The article reports that the students in one Lexington County, South Carolina, school district whose parents let their school lunch debts go unpaid will be handed a lunch of saltine crackers and a 4-ounce juice box. The new policy in the Lexington 1 district, which includes the town of...