health and wellness

kid throwing snowball
Knowing some children won’t eat if access to cafeteria meals is cut off, school foodservices are finding ways to stay in operation when bad weather cancels classes.
The government aims to decrease potential lead damage in children who were exposed to the city’s toxic water, officials say.
Local health officials also found 12 violations at the dining hall where nearly 200 students were sickened.
pennswood village salad
A resident-run garden complex at a Pennsylvania senior living facility provides produce for the foodservice operations—and an opportunity for much-needed social interaction.
smaller portion eurest fuel program
A big “want” from the customers who frequent Compass’ 2,000 corporate cafes is smaller portion sizes, says Mike Fiato, vice president of customer experience.
egg waffle
Omelet stations are a popular breakfast option among Texas Tech University’s 37,000 students, says Dewey McMurrey, executive chef of operations at the school.
veggie balsamic pizza
School gardens, cooking classes and themed lunches are tools used to get kids to buy into bolder flavors, healthier foods and unusual ingredients.
More than 190 students fell ill at Ursinus College.
sodexo sesame street mushrooms
All school foodservices managed by the contractor will use a vegetable-beef blend instead of 100-percent animal protein.
Officials say increasing the number of cashiers in the lunch line is one way.

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