NEW USDA RULE IN EFFECT: Schools must disclose veg. protein
- USDA reinstates the meal-pattern. // FoodService Director;07/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p8
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service has come out with a revised proposal for menu-planning alternatives. Dietary requirements in the proposal; Goal of the provision.
- REVISING 'ZERO TOLERANCE': School beef rule changed, then reinstated hours later. // FoodService Director;05/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p28
Deals with the decision of the United States Department of Agriculture to abandon a standard on requirements for ground beef products supplied to schools. Reason for the sudden last-minute decision of the agency; Rules adopted in July 2000; Reaction of the food service industry to the rules;...
- IN WAKE OF BID-RIGGING SCHEME: NYC schools look to revamp foodservice bids. // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the plan of the New York City Board of Education to monitor foodservice distributors and revamp its bid process. Allegations of the United States Department of Justice against the board; Risk factors that must be considered by school districts offering large contracts; Role of the...
- Team Nutrition: Theory is sound but practice could be costly. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;9/16/96, Vol. 30 Issue 36, p24
Assesses the significance of the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Team Nutrition initiative, a marketing and operation guide for school foodservices. Beneficiaries of the regulations; User-friendliness of the materials provided by USDA to schools; Question on the financial stability of the...
- `New procurement regulations may hurt...'. // FoodService Director;08/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p1
Examines the impact of the United States federal government's proposed procurement regulations to the school foodservice industry. Provision against companies that develop a lowfat chicken spec to bid on the product; Requirements for operators to pre-qualify for specific brands.
- Florida to Audit School FS Programs. // Food Management;Apr2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p20
Reports that Florida's independent school foodservice directors have launched a lobbying campaign to defend the status of their programs from a proposed state-required audits. Terms and provisions of the proposal; School directors' concern that a bias exists.
- New California law to affect school foodservice-contract business. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;10/14/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 41, p8
Reports on the planned implementation of a law regarding the outsourcing of foodservice in schools in California. Effort of protecting the rights of support staffs; Influence of the action taken by California School Employees Union; Speculation on the effects of the law on the foodservice industry.
- Chicago looking to privatize schools' foodservice. // Nation's Restaurant News;6/03/96, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p20
Reports on the Chicago Board of Education in Illinois' approval of a plan to privatize elementary and high schools' foodservice programs. Schedule of presentation of bids; Testing of three contract food service companies; Contractors' projections on the programs.
- JUNK FOOD IN SCHOOLS: Teachers support f/s regulation. // FoodService Director;09/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p22
Focuses on the viewpoint of the American Federation of Teachers on a legislation that would re-establish the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to regulate the sale of foods on schools. Information on the resolution adopted by the association.