VIEWPOINT: MIXED MESSAGES
- Consumer insights. Klara, Robert // Restaurant Business;10/15/2003, Vol. 102 Issue 17, p74
What's the real story behind the obesity controversy? As though any additional proof were needed of the urgency of the obesity issue, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently moved to take its longstanding nutrition guidelines and break them down. As restaurant operators move the obesity...
- OVER TO YOU. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;10/16/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4295, p6
Presents the views of several chefs and executives on the possibility of cooking a well-balanced meal for school children at a cheap price. Benefits and disadvantage of having government funding; Comparison between processed and fresh foods; Importance of investing in school meals.
- Is hype making headway? Caira, Rosanna // Foodservice & Hospitality;Sep2005, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p2
The article focuses on the vigilance of the foodservice industry on the growing incidence of obesity, especially on young children in Canada. The industry has decided to offer more fruit and vegetables menus to eliminate unhealthy products. They also created health campaigns that encourage the...
- MEALS ON WHEELS. Gardner, Scott // Foodservice & Hospitality;Oct2006, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p28
The article reports on the Meal Train program launched by the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Food on a room-service model is delivered to sick children. The hospital operates its version of a hotel-style kitchen which provides cooked-to-order meals that use both outsourced and...
- Lansley's healthy eating policies opposed. // Community Practitioner;Sep2010, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the healthy school meals campaign of Jamie Oliver, in which Unite/Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association (CPHVA) has signed a letter for health minister Andrew Lansley to stop the extension of the said free school meals.
- Fun Stuffs. Magee, Elaine // Parenting;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p288
Presents procedure for making meals-in-a-pocket for children. Ingredients needed. INSETS: Hot tips;Great combos.
- Public Notice. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);6/15/2011, Vol. 139 Issue 24, p3B
The article offers information on the Summer Food Service Program in Marble Falls, Texas, wherein, the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes participates in the program.
- Summer feeding climbs 2%. // FoodService Director;12/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p76
Reports on a study by the United States General Accounting Office which shows an increase in the number of children and meals served through the Summer Food Service Program in 1998. Problems faced by the programs; Percentage increase in children served after reduced reimbursements resulting...
- GETTING THE MESSAGE ACROSS: For nutrition education, the younger the better. Chater, Amanda // FoodService Director;02/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p12
Reports that most food service operators believe that it is best to target the younger children to teach about nutrition and to encourage good eating habits. Why high school students are more interested in nutrition; Ways of promoting healthy eating in an Alabama school district; Best age to...