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- A Salad Bar in Every School? // Food Management;Dec2010, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p8
The article reports on the initiative plan of U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama to put salad bars in school lunchrooms encouraging the intake of fresh fruits and vegetables among children. It states that the initiative launches the pros and cons of salad bars in elementary schools but for directors...
- Paying the piper. Hurst, Marianne // Education Week;05/16/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 36, p3
Focuses on the amount of unpaid school lunches accrued by parents in various elementary schools in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Estimate of the owed school lunch debt by parents in the area; Actions taken by the district's school officials.
- 18% CUSTOMER SPIKE: Calif. students flip for shaker salads. // FoodService Director;1/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the increased participation at California's Newark Unified School District elementary schools since the introduction of shaker salads, which are served once a week. Estimated number of elementary school students that chose the salads; Reason for the popularity of the salads;...
- Cost-free and sustainable incentive increases healthy eating decisions during elementary school lunch. Pittman, D W; Parker, J S; Getz, B R; Jackson, C M; Le, T-AP; Riggs, S B; Shay, J M // International Journal of Obesity;Jan2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p76
We aimed to develop a cost-free and sustainable program to influence healthier eating decisions during elementary school lunch. Baseline food and beverage choices were assessed for 9 days during lunch service at two racially and economically diverse elementary schools in Spartanburg County, SC,...
- A Meatless Menu for Kids. // Hinduism Today;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p7
The article reports on the introduction of vegetarian lunches at the Active Learning Elementary School in Flushing, New York City in January 2013.
- Fruit sales at school bolstered by food restriction policies. L, Moore; K, Tapper // Nursing Standard;7/16/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 45, p17
The article discusses a research which examines the impact of fruit tuck shop on primary schools in deprived areas in England and Wales. Operating a tuck shop that only sells fruit is not effective in changing the snacking behavior of children. Fruit-only tuck shops can have a greater impact in...
- Easy packed lunches. Plummer, Jennene // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);1/29/2007, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p43
The article presents several recipes for school lunches including tuna & rice salad, melon fruit salad and apple & muesli muffins.
- Education Parliamentary Monitor: Wales/Cymru. // EPM Weekly Bulletin;4/25/2005, Issue 214, p16
This article reports on education debates in the Welsh Assembly, the House of Commons and the House of Lords in Great Britain from April 18-22, 2005. The Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning, Jane Davidson said that the Lunches Order 2005 clarified the criteria for the qualification of...
- The Economics of a Healthy School Meal. Wilde, Parke; Kennedy, Mary // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2009 3rd Quarter, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p25
The article reviews the school food service operations as a business by examining the cost of improving meals and the effect of offering healthier meals in revenues. It mentions that school food services will have a time when they will experience a decrease in revenue as the students are...