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- 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...
- 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.
- Federal Farm Bill Affects School Nutrition Programs. BLAD, EVIE // Education Week;2/19/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 21, p4
The article discusses a federal farm bill signed by U.S. President Barack Obama in February 2014 that allows select school districts to experiment with serving dried, canned, and frozen fruits and vegetables as well as provides a $25 million grant to promote collaboration between schools and...
- District takes `any reasonable approach'. // FoodService Director;07/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p1
Reports on the Portland School District in Oregon's selection of the `any reasonable approach' option for school meals even though the United States Department of Agriculture's rule proposal is still in a comment period. Reason cited by 1996 IFMA Gold Plate winner Robert Honson.