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- NEW USDA RULE IN EFFECT: Schools must disclose veg. protein. // FoodService Director;9/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p22
Deals with a rule issued by the United States Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service requiring disclosure of the mixture of vegetable protein in any school lunch or breakfast offering. Details of the rule; Purpose of the requirement.
- 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.
- Okla. Snack-Food Exemptions For Fundraisers Rise to the Top. BLAD, EVIE // Education Week;10/29/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p7
The article reports that Oklahoma has set the highest number of state-approved exemptions for food fundraisers under the Smart Snacks in Schools, a set of federal school nutrition requirements.
- 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.