- 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...
- Lunch-Menu Makeover. Horsch, Karen // Parenting;Oct2002, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p28
Reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been developing some innovative foods that also help out American farmers by using their surplus of low-demand fruits and vegetables, then testing them out in school cafeterias. Sample of school lunches.
- 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.
- Advocates again defend school meals. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;2/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p54
Provides information on topics and issues related to school food service programs in the U.S. as of February 15, 2003. Reactions of advocates to criticisms toward school food service programs; Stand of advocates on the quality of school food service programs; Preparation made by the U.S....
- Following dietary guidelines. Pearl, Anita R. // FoodService Director;2/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p66
Reports that school food service directors in the U.S. are actively implementing the United States Department of Agriculture's dietary guidelines on healthy meals. Emphasis on moderation and variety; Reason for the absence of low-calorie or low-fat menu items; Examples of strategies used by...