Henrico County Reverses Lunch Program
- Competitive Foods and Beverages Available for Purchase in Secondary Schools -- Selected Sites, United States, 2004. Kann, L.; Grunbaum, J. A.; McKenna, M. L.; Wechsler, H.; Galuska, D. A. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/23/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 37, p917
Summarizes the result of an analysis of competitive food and beverages sold in public secondary schools in the U.S. in 2004. Components of the nutrition environment in schools; Percentage of schools that allowed students to purchase snack foods or beverages from vending machines or at the...
- Schools introduce fingerprint recognition into canteens. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;6/29/2006, Vol. 196 Issue 4431, p8
The article focuses on the use of fingerprint recognition to monitor students' food choices at school canteens in Great Britain. The technology was first used by the Humphrey Perkins High School in Leicestershire, England. The Derbyshire County Council plans to launch the fingerprinting system...
- High School Opens Restaurant. Buzalka, Mike // Food Management;Mar2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p32
Reports on the success of onsite teaching restaurant The Black Cat CafÃ© at Salem High School in Massachusetts. Factors contributing to the establishment of the restaurant; Significance of the restaurant to the students; Menu offered.
- Weekly Statistics - Westminster. // EPM Weekly Bulletin;5/22/2006, Issue 266, p6
The article presents statistics related to how many children attending primary and secondary schools in Southend-on-Sea; Essex, England; each local authority in Hertfordshire and England received free school meals in each year since 1990. It also presents estimates of the number of children who...
- Burger With a Side of Cool. Springen, Karen // Newsweek;11/14/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 20, p9
The article reports on the increasing popularity of "U.B.U." lounges at high school cafeterias. The lounges, designed by food-service provider Aramark Corp., feature designer furniture and popular music in the effort to make cafeterias more attractive to students. Michael Carr of the National...
- A fresh take on school nutrition. Hanacek, Andy // National Provisioner;Dec2007, Vol. 221 Issue 12, p84
The article focuses on the recruitment of food experts by St. Rita of Cascia High School to bring better food service program to its students in Chicago, Illinois. Father Tom McCarthy, president of St. Rita, decided to hire experts from Country House Restaurant to help solve the challenges that...
- Freshly cooked local food -- at school. // Farmers Weekly;7/18/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 3, p5
Reports on the food served at St. Aidan's Church of England High School. Common perception on school dinners; Policy imposed on the school menu.
- Real, fresh food -- in a school canteen. Short, Wendy; Gates, Tessa // Farmers Weekly;7/18/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 3, following p95
Features a school canteen at Saint Aidan's Church of England High School in Harrogate managed by Trevor Whitehead. Establishment of the canteen; Nutritional value of the food served at the canteen; Success of the business according to Stephen Hatcher of the school.
- Kids clamoring for meatless. // FoodService Director;7/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p1
Reports on the increase in student participation in vegetarian meal programs launched in high schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Meals being offered at the schools' cafeteria; Health and nutritional benefits of vegetarian meals; Actions taken by Mays High School to promote the program.