ACKNOWLEDGING DIFFICULTIES: USDA defends its actions on ground beef safety
- NEWSWATCH. // SN: Supermarket News;6/11/2012, Vol. 60 Issue 24, p27
The article reports that most states participating in the National School Lunch Program have stopped ordering ground beef that contains the lean filler of fiinely textured beef called pink slime, despite the continued assurance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its safe consumption.
- Title I officials gain access to lunch data. Miller, Julie A. // Education Week;4/10/96, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p25
Reports that the Department of Agriculture has agreed to allow Title I officials in school districts access to family-income data to determine student eligibility for federal aid in the form of school meals. Confidentiality of the data; Comments from Robert Eadie of the Department of Agriculture.
- Yogurt substitution okayed. // FoodService Director;05/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p36
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture has allowed school food service authorities to substitute yogurt for meat in some meals, under the national school lunch program (NSLP). What this rule change represents for schools; Claims made by supporters of the change; Contentions...
- USDA Has Enhanced Controls, but Additional Verification Could Help Ensure Legitimate Program Access. Lord, Stephen M. // GAO Reports;6/16/2014, preceding p1
The article focuses on a report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the efforts of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to identify and prevent ineligible beneficiaries of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Topics discussed include the NSLP policies, need of...
- USDA completes tough new ground beef safety standards. // Texas Agriculture Magazine;6/4/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p28
The article reports on the completion of the ground beef safety standards by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
- Campofresco building for U.S. lunch programs. Ruano, Lida Estela // Caribbean Business;7/24/1997, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p9
Presents information on Procesadora Campofresco Incorporated bid to supply the Florida and Texas schools with juices for their lunch programs. Comments from Campofresco President, Julio F. Mendez; Who Campofresco president met with; When Campofresco started exporting from.
- Let Them Eat...Phytoestrogens! Elvin, John // Insight on the News;04/17/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p34
Discusses a directive in the United States on the use of soy in the school-lunch program. Limit of soy content in several items; Reduction of fat content in meals; Solution to the tainted-meat problem.
- Clarifies `Public Charge' Regs: INS opens school lunch to legal immigrants. // FoodService Director;07/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p20
Talks about regulations proposed by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) regarding legal immigrants' children's participation in the National School Lunch Program. How the rules address confusion regarding legal immigrants' rights; Impact of misconceptions about public...
- USDA's new lunch rules aim to ensure healthy meals. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;05/18/98, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p24
Reports that the US Agriculture Department has issued new regulations to ensure healthy school breakfast and lunch meals. Use of `reasonable approach' in developing menus; Failure of compliance with the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children program; Assessment of food service operators.