FOR NYC SCHOOLS, CAFCP: USDA eases meal regulations
- Online Tool Helps Schools Keep Snacks on Track. // Curriculum Review;May2014, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p4
The article provides information on the Smart Snacks Product Calculator, an online resource developed by the foundation Alliance for a Healthier Generation which helps school officials determine if school snack offerings meet requirements set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Details are...
- SCHOOL FOODSERVICE PRIORITIES: ASFSA lays out legislative agenda for current session. // FoodService Director;04/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p26
Reports the amending of the commodity donation formula of the United States Department of Agriculture to restore full funding for school lunches. Details on other legislative priorities on the school lunches of the American School Food Service Association (ASFSA) in the year 2001; Requests of...
- Dumping The Junk. WARREN, TAMARA // Jet;9/2/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 13, p11
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued the Smart Snacks in School rule as of 2013, which bans the sale of high-calorie sports drinks and sugary foods in vending machines and school cafeterias.
- 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;...
- New Breakfast Regs Roll "Smoothly" into Schools. // FoodService Director;11/15/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p13
The article reports on the comments of the school food service directors in the U.S., including Amy Merda and Leah Schmidt, on the easy implementation of the new breakfast regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) compared to the lunch standards introduced in 2012.
- New USDA regulations for school food this year. CLARK, GAYLIA // Ellis County Press;9/11/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p2
The article offers information on the efforts from the Ferris Independent School District in Texas to maintain the new guidelines by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for food service in schools as of September 2014.
- USDA ABOLISHES RESTRICTION: New soy rules in effect. // FoodService Director;06/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p18
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has removed its limitation on the amount of soy protein that can be served on school meals. Views of industry observers on the move; Information on the ruling governing soy-enhanced recipes served at schools; Findings of the United...
- USDA brings gleaning to schools. // FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p26
Focuses on United States Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman's move to expand the department's food gleaning initiative into school cafeterias across the country. Steps taken towards the goal; Basis for the selection of school districts for the program.
- To provide `maximum flexibility': USDA issues newly updated school nutrition standards. // FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p8
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's issuance of its regulations to meet updated nutrition standards established for school meal programs in 1995 and 1996. Intention to provide flexibility to local meal planners; Facilitation of monitoring by state agencies. INSET: For school menus:...