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- ...while new research shows NSLP meals score better... // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p24
Reveals the results of a study which compared meals served in school cafeterias and meals brought from home by school children in the United States. Nutrient content of the meals; Implication of the results; How parents decide on what foods to pack for their children.
- AN FSD NEWSTRACK REPORT: SCHOOL MEAL STUDY SHOWS HIGHER NUTRITIONAL ACTIVITY. // FoodService Director;02/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p12
Reports that the introduction of the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children (SMI) has improved the nutritional quality of meals served, according to the School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study. Five menu-planning options to achieve SMI goals; Increase in the percentage of individual...
- Offer vs. serve ups meal-counts. // FoodService Director;11/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p1
Describes the introduction of a program at DeKalb County School District in Decatur, Georgia which gives elementary school children the option to choose between offer versus serve up meals. Increase in participation; Reduction of waste; Savings in food and money.
- L.A. School Dist. doubles Provis. 2 participants. // FoodService Director;11/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p5
Highlights the results of the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) United States survey of school foodservice programs in 1997. Average participation rate; Participation in the School Breakfast Program; Districts with a Child Care Food Program; Complete information on lunch program. ...
- Report Outlines Effects of Non-USDA Foods Sold in Schools. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p503
Focuses on the report `Foods Sold in Competition With USDA School Meal Programs: A Report to Congress.' Impact of the sale of competitive foods or foods sold in school canteens on the school meal programs of the United States Department of Agriculture; Effect of competitive foods on the daily...
- TAKE BACK THE SCHOOLSï¿½AT LEAST THE CAFETERIAS AND VENDING MACHINES! McDermott, Steve // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);1/17/2003, p1
Examines the hazard posed to the health of school children by the quality of food in school cafeterias and vending machines. Increasing tendency of school administrators to favor high fat food items; Spread of the problem of obesity; Lack of governmental focus on nutrition in schools; Efforts...
- Children's food campaigners angry at Food Trust 'u-turn.'. // Education (14637073);9/14/2007, Issue 280, p2
The article reports on the claim by the Children's Food Campaign that the School Food Trust in Great Britain is making a u-turn in its new regulations aimed at providing healthier drinks in schools. It states that the food watchdog has succumbed to pressure from the food industry after it agreed...
- Is your kid failing lunch? // Consumer Reports;Sep98, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p49
Discusses school lunches. Results from analysis of the nutritional content of a week's worth of lunches at a dozen elementary and middle schools; Details about the United States National School Lunch Program; Food rules; What schools serve; What children eat; Recommendations. INSETS: The care...
- Chicago School Workers Survey: Kids Not Eating Healthy New Options. // Food Management Exclusive Insight;1/25/2012, p6
The article discusses a survey of 436 foodservice workers in the Chicago Public School system cafeterias showing that children are not eating healthy foods that workers call for changes in the school meal program and having kitchens in schools to provide fresh foods instead of frozen replacements.