- FEDERAL REGULATORS OUTLINE THE PROBLEM: 'Competitive foods' harm school meal programs, nutr. // FoodService Director;03/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20
Outlines the report issued by the United States Department of Agriculture on federal funded school meals programs. Factors undermining the nutritional integrity of the programs; Risks and viability of competitive foods.
- USDA urges more 1%, nonfat milk. // FoodService Director;01/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the recommendations from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for school food service departments to begin serving low-fat milk. Concerns over the growing statistics of child obesity in the country prompting the USDA's directive.
- COMMODITIES ALERT. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;04/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p56
Presents updates on the food service industry in the United States (U.S.) as of April 15, 2001. Plans to deliver a test purchase of a new school commodity, frozen macaroni and cheese by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); Completion of the frozen beef program of USDA; Delay in the...
- USDA ISSUES SCHOOL RECALL GUIDE. // FoodService Director;10/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p16
Reports on the resource guide issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in an effort to improve food safety in school cafeterias across the nation. Components of the material; Importance of the role of foodservice professionals.
- Congressional bill to restrict USDA's marketing of irradiated foods to schools. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;7/12/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 28, p4
Reports on the provisions contained in a U.S. congressional bill regarding the marketing of irradiated foods to school cafeterias. Instruction to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary to draft a policy that would restrict the ability of USDA to market irradiated foods; Assurance of the...
- Audit to Target Food-Service Corporations. Shah, Nirvi // Education Week;6/15/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 35, p1
The article reports on a planned audit of food-service corporations that provide services to U.S. school districts to be completed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The August 2011 audit is aimed at researching food-service providers to ensure they are passing bulk pricing discounts...
- WHAT'S FOR LUNCH? TOTTEN, ERICA // Jacksonville Magazine;Aug2011, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p36
The article presents information related to the new food guidance system MyPlate for school children, launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It is noted that the guidance includes half-a-plate of fruits and vegetables, half-a-plate of grains and protein and a cup of dairy. Laureen...
- 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.
- Three Minnesota districts to get schooled on serving irradiated beef. // Nation's Restaurant News;3/3/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p24
Reports on the participation of several school districts in food safety education program in Minnesota. Availability of irradiated beef in school cafeterias; Involvement of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Availability of educational materials and activities.