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- CONGRESS URGED TO ACT: Red tape hinders summer feeding. // FoodService Director;11/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p20
Reports that the efforts of the government to provide nutritious meals to needy children through the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Service Program are affected by red tape. Concerns over the documentation costs needed by nonprofit organization to avail of the program.
- Cheers & jeers. // Food Management;May99, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p20
Comments on several developments related to the food service industry of the United States for May 1999. United States Department of Agriculture's push for the inclusion of food safety tips in the 2000 Dietary Guidelines for Americans; President's Council on Food Safety's rejection of the...
- Summer Food Service Sites and Avg. Daily Participation, 2001-2013. // Food Management;Sep2014, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p12
The article informs that the Summer Food Service Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers nutritious meals and snacks to children in low-income areas in the U.S. during summer season along with a statistics depicting the meals and snacks served to children from 2001 to 2013.
- Who's Healthiest? // CSP;Jun2015 Supplement 2015 Foodservice Handbook, p37
The article discusses that foodservice operators across the U.S. have started offering healthier food items like fruits and vegetables to their menus, in order to abide by the Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s regulations, and presents statistics about the topic.
- A Good First Step, But What's Next? Stoessel, Eric // Food Management;Jun2014, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p6
The author reflects on issues related to school foodservice programs in the U.S. He mentions the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act as well as the move of the School Nutrition Association to urge the Congress to include language in the Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Bill to offer more flexibility...
- USDA Seeks School Meal Commentary. // FoodService Director;6/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
The article reports that suggestions into school foodservice programs are being sought by the Department of Agriculture in the U.S. Foodservice operators who wish to comment in writing have until October 15, 2008 to submit their opinions, concerns and requests. The department is preparing to...
- School Personnel To Be Trained To Meet Diet Guidelines by 1994. E. F. // Education Week;9/18/1991, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p23
The article reports on the announcement of Edward R. Madigan, secretary of the Department of Agriculture, that the department has set 1994 as the deadline for training school food-service personnel to improve nutritional quality of meals serve at school canteen in the U.S. Madigan explained how...
- ASFSA STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE: Advocates square off for USDA funding. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;11/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p50
Reports that the American School Food Service Association has joined other industry groups in restoring full funding of Section 32 for both mandatory and bonus fruit and vegetable commodity buys for child nutrition and other food assistance programs in the U.S. Budget plans of the U.S....
- 'ABUNDANT' FFV PROMPTS BUY. // FoodService Director;6/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p46
Presents news briefs on the food service sector in the U.S., as of June 2003. Fruits and vegetables that will be purchased by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for donation to schools, neighborhood shelters for needy families and other institutions; Legislation proposed by Senator Patrick...