- GAO: School Meal Programs Face Challenges. // Food Management;Jul2003, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p16
Focuses on efforts needed to improve school nutrition and meal programs in the United States. Factors affecting schools' ability to address nutrition and obesity concerns; Absence of impact of nutrition on children's behavior; Efforts made by schools to reduce food and labor costs.
- SCHOOL SODA BANS: GOOD INTENTIONS. Pond, James // FoodService Director;6/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p24
Comments on the efforts of various school districts, state and local governments, and other interested parties in the U.S. to improve the nutritional profile of foods and meals sold and served in schools. Results of studies of several organizations concerning children's health; Influence of...
- Free school meals system needs reform, claims MP. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/12/2004, Vol. 193 Issue 4310, p16
Relates the claims of Helen Jones, the Labor Member of Parliament for Warrington North, regarding the need to reform the free school meals system in Great Britain. Impact of the system on low-income families; Cost of the meal ticket provided to school children.
- Caterers still waiting for school meals cash. Bill, Tom // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/16/2006, Vol. 196 Issue 4412, p7
The article reports that caterers in Great Britain claim that they are still waiting for government cash to improve school meals. Despite the government's pledge of Â£220 million, caterers claim that poor prioritisation of resources and a lack of guidance means the money is either being...
- Parents protest that PFI is bad for children's health. Gunn, Jessica // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;5/5/2005, Vol. 194 Issue 4373, p6
Explores issues concerning the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts in the standard of school meals in Great Britain. Reason behind the claim that the long-term contracts with private-sector caterers were blocking plans to improve the standards; Statement issued by Chris Larkman, a parent...
- MODELS NEEDED: Produce pilots steer way to higher FFV consumption. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p10
Reports on an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption by school children in Florida due to the Eat Your Colors Every Day Salad Options Pilot Project launched by several school districts in the state. Plans for the expansion of the project to several states; Statistical data on the average...
- Top 10 foods ordered by students 18-24 years old. // Nation's Restaurant News;8/29/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p3
Presents the top ten foods ordered by students 18-24 years old in the U.S.
- Educated palates. Whitworth, Mick // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;9/18/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4291, p44
Tackles issues related to meals for school children in Great Britain as of September 2003. Average school meal budget per child per day; Discussion of the quality of school meals; Information on the fresh-food policy of South Gloucestershire County Council. INSET: TORMEAD SCHOOL GUILDFORD.
- The maths behind school dinners. Arminas, David // Supply Management;4/14/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p14
Reports on the plan of the British government to improve school food. Role of purchasers in improving school food; Contracts with caterers.