- Large districts will team up to improve nutrition of school lunch. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;1/17/2013, p4
The article details the plan of several school districts including New York, Chicago and Orlando, Florida to make wholesome food a national standard by using collective clout in spending 530 million U.S. dollars to serve 2.5 million healthy meals daily along with the use of biodegradable flatware.
- Meeting the Nutrition Challenge. Buzalka, Michael // Food Management;Jul2010, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p18
The article offers information concerning St. Paul Public School's (SPPS) food service program in Minnesota. It notes that like urban districts, the population in St. Paul suffers from nutrition-related issues like obesity and type-2 diabetes, hence, nutrition programs are essential that...
- five questions on: Starting a School Meal Program, for Tazeen Chowdhury. // FoodService Director;11/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p18
An interview with Mount Lebanon School District foodservice director Tazeen Chowdhury is presented on how the district's pilot school lunch program for elementary students was set. If the program was something the parents were asking for, she asserts that they had been lobbying for it. On what...
- Schools push for antibiotic-free chicken. // Farmer;Jan2015, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p47
The article reports on the adoption of a standard by the Urban School Food Alliance, a coalition of school districts, which calls for antibiotic-free chicken in school meals in the U.S.
- Pizza: Vegetable? Mangu-Ward, Katherine // Reason;Mar2012, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p10
The article discusses the guidelines for federally subsidized school lunches passed by the U.S. Congress in 2011.
- Young and Soiled. RICHARDS, SABRINA // Onearth;Fall2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p17
The article offers information on FoodCorps, a public-service initiative aimed at improving the diets of the schoolchildren in the U.S. by establishing school gardens and offering classes on nutrition, among other activities.
- 5 things: District says no to parents eating school lunch and UConn claims top gluten-free ranking. Schilling, Becky // Food Management Exclusive Insight;8/6/2015, p2
The article offers news briefs in the U.S. as of early August 2015. A new policy banning parents from joining their children for lunch was implemented by the Sussex-Wantage school district in New Jersey. The University of Connecticut (UConn) was ranked number one in Udi's list of the Top 10...
- JUNK FOOD NATION. HARGROVE, MARGARET // Parenting School Years;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p30
This article focuses on a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation which revealed that many U.S. districts still sell junk foods at school as of 2013. Lindsey Turner, a health psychologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago, comments on the lack of...
- Todays School Cashiers Are Auditors on the Fronts. DeChellis, Joanna // Food Management;Dec2012, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p28
The article reports on the impact of the meal pattern requirement implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the 2012-13 school year on meal production and food production of school districts across the country. It is inferred that the requirements has changed the composition...