SCHOOL FOODSERVICE PRIORITIES: ASFSA lays out legislative agenda for current session
- NEWS DIGESTS. // Nation's Restaurant News;03/19/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p24
Presents news items concerning the on-site food service sector in the United States as of March 19, 2001. Anticipation that school food service programs will not be affected by the George W. Bush administration's proposed decrease in funding for the U.S. Agriculture Department; American School...
- FOR NYC SCHOOLS, CAFCP: USDA eases meal regulations. // FoodService Director;11/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p22
Reports on the actions taken by the United States Department of Agriculture on its meal regulations for schools following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
- REVISING 'ZERO TOLERANCE': School beef rule changed, then reinstated hours later. // FoodService Director;05/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p28
Deals with the decision of the United States Department of Agriculture to abandon a standard on requirements for ground beef products supplied to schools. Reason for the sudden last-minute decision of the agency; Rules adopted in July 2000; Reaction of the food service industry to the rules;...
- New Breakfast Regs Roll "Smoothly" into Schools. // FoodService Director;11/15/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p13
The article reports on the comments of the school food service directors in the U.S., including Amy Merda and Leah Schmidt, on the easy implementation of the new breakfast regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) compared to the lunch standards introduced in 2012.
- New USDA regulations for school food this year. CLARK, GAYLIA // Ellis County Press;9/11/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p2
The article offers information on the efforts from the Ferris Independent School District in Texas to maintain the new guidelines by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for food service in schools as of September 2014.
- USDA ABOLISHES RESTRICTION: New soy rules in effect. // FoodService Director;06/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p18
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has removed its limitation on the amount of soy protein that can be served on school meals. Views of industry observers on the move; Information on the ruling governing soy-enhanced recipes served at schools; Findings of the United...
- USDA brings gleaning to schools. // FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p26
Focuses on United States Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman's move to expand the department's food gleaning initiative into school cafeterias across the country. Steps taken towards the goal; Basis for the selection of school districts for the program.
- To provide `maximum flexibility': USDA issues newly updated school nutrition standards. // FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p8
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's issuance of its regulations to meet updated nutrition standards established for school meal programs in 1995 and 1996. Intention to provide flexibility to local meal planners; Facilitation of monitoring by state agencies. INSET: For school menus:...
- ASFSA gives preliminary OK to USDA school food programs. // Nation's Restaurant News;05/25/98, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p16
Details the American School Food Service Association's (ASFSA) preliminary approval to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the proposed changes to the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. Important provisions of the proposed regulations; Flexibility programs; Changes to rules...