As Economy Falters, Meal Counts Rise
- IN LOUISIANA DIST.: Summer poses labor shortage. // FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1
Reports on how the East Baton Rouge School District in Louisiana has braced for a sudden increase in summer feeding volume. Reason for the increase in the number of students attending summer school in 2000; District's problem with the shortage of food service workers.
- GLENDALE SCHOOLS KEEP MEALS LIVELY. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the Hard Hat program launched by the food service operator at Glendale Unified School District in California during the renovation of kitchens in several of its elementary schools, as of October 2003. Reason behind the program; Food items to be provided by the program.
- San Francisco school dist. targets 7% particip. gain. // FoodService Director;10/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p8
Reports on the California-based San Francisco Unified School District's aim to equal or beat 1998's seven percent participation increase by revamping its satellite sites, incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables, and tying-in curriculum. Switch from traditional gable-top cartons to DuPont...
- Floresville invites meal applications. // Wilson County News;3/26/2014, p3E
The article reports on free and reduced-price meals for students offered by the Floresville Independent School District (ISD) of Texas and mentions that the ISD solicits meal applications for children in one household, as of March 2014.
- SNA Releases Back to School Nutrition Trends Report. // Curriculum Review;Oct2008, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on a study on school district nutrition programs and school meal choices. Research conducted by the School Nutrition Association group found that healthy food and beverage products are increasing in popularity. Other topics include whole grain products, trans fats, energy...
- Feds Expand K-12 Meal Subsidyâ€¦. // Food Management;Aug2008, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p16
The article reports on the announcement by the U.S. government, that there is a 4.3 percent annual increase in the federal reimbursement, provided to school nutrition programs for K-12 school children. The School Nutrition Association estimates that the average full cost to prepare a healthy...
- 'From Cupcakes To Carrots.'. // FoodService Director;10/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p82
This article discusses findings of a survey conducted by the School Nutrition Association (SNA) to determine the status of the wellness policies of several schools in the U.S. The survey asked districts to assess their progress in implementing nutrition standards, nutrition education programs...
- FOOD for thought. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/12/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p2
Focuses on the incorporation of nutritional foods in school cafeterias to address the problem of obesity among school children in the U.S. Other factors that contribute to obesity; Measures taken by several school districts in the U.S. to promote health; Information on the proposed school lunch...
- School Lunches Improve. // Good Medicine;Winter2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the findings of the fifth School Lunch Report Card conducted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine which grades the major school districts in the U.S. on the healthfulness of the food they serve and on how well they are promoting the benefits of healthy...