USDA ABOLISHES RESTRICTION: New soy rules in effect
- 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;...
- 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:...
- 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 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.
- Online Tool Helps Schools Keep Snacks on Track. // Curriculum Review;May2014, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p4
The article provides information on the Smart Snacks Product Calculator, an online resource developed by the foundation Alliance for a Healthier Generation which helps school officials determine if school snack offerings meet requirements set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Details are...
- PARTNERING WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES: Schools to provide setting for ASFSA training plan. // FoodService Director;04/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p26
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture will fund a program to train disadvantaged people for employment at school cafeterias and other food service facilities. Details on the other purpose of the program; Amount of the finance granted for the program.
- Talk About It. // American School Board Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 200 Issue 6, p5
The article presents U.S. education news briefs as of June 2013. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has received 250,000 comments as feedback for its proposed regulation of the nutritional value of food offered in school vending machines and Ã la carte lines. The 2012 school shooting...