A Taste-Test 'Melee.'
- A Cafeteria-based Tasting Program Improved Elementary School Children's Fruit Preferences and Self-efficacy to Consume Fruits and Vegetables. Weiping Wong; Lakkakula, Anantha; Geaghan, James P.; Zanovec, Michael; Pierce, Sarah H.; Tuuri, Georgianna // Journal of Food Research;May2012, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p139
This quasi-experimental study examined the influence of a cafeteria-based tasting program on children's fruit and vegetable (FV) preferences and self-efficacy, social norms and outcome expectations to consume FV. Third and fifth graders in the intervention schools were offered tastes of eightFV...
- Take Note. Roberts, Marnie // Education Week;04/14/99, Vol. 18 Issue 31, p3
Presents news items related to education in the United States. Information on a course in food etiquette at the Metro Tech High School in Phoenix, Arizona; Details on taste-test panels being conducted by school districts in Maryland and Virginia for students to decide what to cook at school.
- Good-bye, Cryovac. Kummer, Corby // Atlantic;Oct2004, Vol. 294 Issue 3, p197
The article offers a look at the Yale Sustainable Food Project at Yale University. According to the author, the goal of the project, which has changed college food menus and converted lots into gardens, is to promote the idea of the benefits of using food raised locally. Benefits include better...
- Abamectin in the ambient air, on surfaces, and in food of dining facilities treated for cockroaches. Wright, C.; Leidy, R.; Dupree, H. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Aug1992, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p171
The article presents a study which examines the presence of abamectin in the ambient air, surfaces and food in three similar-size dining facilities at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The study involved the application of abamectin into cracks and crevices of the facilities to determine the levels of...
- Computerizing NSMP requirements. Grossbauer, Sue // FoodService Director;07/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p150
Discusses the value of nutrient analysis software for school food service operators activating Nutrient Standard Menu Planning (NSMP) to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Recommended Dietary Allowances. Benefits of using nutrient analysis software; Available options for ingredient...
- SC Dept. of Education debuts eat-right/be right. // FoodService Director;06/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p25
Reports on the August 1997 launching of a program `Eat Right-Be Right' by the Office of School Food Service, South Carolina Department of Education in Columbia, to educate students. Reasons for the introduction of the program; Information on the logo which will be used in the campaign.
- MacDonald's take over high school cafeteria. // Curriculum Review;Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p21
States that the local MacDonald's franchise owner take the cafeteria in Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado after it was close by the school. Menu serve by the cafeteria; Why the cafeteria was closed; Students that are employed in the cafeteria.
- ...rewriting the book on school foodservice. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;07/21/97, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p69
Reports on the challenges facing American school food service directors as they deal with the new generation of youths. Difference in the expectations of children; Consciousness of kids on what the market has to offer; Installation of fun and sophistication in the luncheon dining experience.
- Stay in line, and no honking. Coeyman, Marjore // Restaurant Business;11/20/95, Vol. 94 Issue 17, p20
Reports on the popularity of a hamburger drive-through operating in a public high school in Bryan, Texas. Drive-throughs as an opportunity to capture the high school student market; Success of the breakfast service; Attractiveness of the idea to campuses with open-school policy.