Burden of Proof
- Legislation Could Improve Nutritional Quality, School Foods. // Food Management;May2006, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p14
The article reports on the introduction of the Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Act of 2006, which would amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. The bill would update the definition of food of minimal value, which would improve the nutritional quality of foods sold at schools. School...
- Government brushes off demands for new laws on school meals. Gunn, Jessica // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/3/2005, Vol. 194 Issue 4364, p9
Reports on the refusal of the British government to respond to demands for laws on school meals. Efforts of Derek Twigg, parliamentary undersecretary of state for schools, in defending the government's position on school meals to parliament; Status of the government's plans to address the...
- Junk-Food Marketing Goes Elementary. Levine, Jane // Education Digest;Jan2000, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p32
Discusses how the school environment influences the eating behavior of children. Information on a study of elementary-school food industry marketing; Types of food served in schools; Details on food product advertisements.
- Nutritional standards for school meals are 'a waste of time.'. // Education (14637073);7/18/2008, Issue 322, p3
The article discusses Verner Wheelock, who is a food industry consultant, and his criticism of the Nutritional Standards legislation in Great Britain. Wheelock believes that many schools have "wasted" funds by purchasing computer software to calculate the nutritional value of various school lunches.
- California's Senate bill seeks to regulate children's school dining. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;6/25/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 26, p22
Comments on a bill passed by the California Senate which seeks to regulate children's school dining. Limit to amount of sugar and fat consumed by students while on school grounds; Reactions from food service directors and school administrators.
- Leading the Horse. King, Paul // FoodService Director;3/15/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p21
The author offers his views on regulations released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding what foods can and cannot be served in elementary school cafeterias. He believes that with child obesity percentages at an all-time high the time was right for the implementation of the new...
- HEALTHFUL VENDING IN TODAY'S SCHOOLS. Dannelke, Lenora // Today's Dietitian;Aug2011, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the changes in food vending in schools in the U.S. as reported, the junk food image of vending machines is getting a healthful makeover in schools due in large part to the U.S. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Several vending companies have already improved the nutritional...
- Push on to Expand Breakfast After the Bell in California. // Food Management Exclusive Insight;4/10/2015, p1
The article informs that two-thirds of registered voters of California surveyed in a Field poll supported proposal in a bill introduced in the state legislature to require K-12 campuses to serve federally subsidized meals during class hours rather than before the morning bell. It is noted that...
- The Final Countdown. // Vending International;Jun2006, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p5
The article focuses on "Nutritional Standards for School Lunches and Other School Food," the white paper published on May 19, 2006 by the government of Great Britain. According to the white paper, programs would be conducted to gradually standardize school food by September 2006. The...