health and wellness

vanderbilt grain bowl
Three operators share why they’ve put grain bowls on their menus, and how they’ve made them a success with everyone from elementary school students to seniors.
hand washing
In recent months, operators have had to stave off more fears than just E. coli. Mumps, flu and hand-foot-and-mouth disease have reared their germy heads in foodservice.
vaccination
In a word: Yes. But there are two big legal exceptions, says attorney Rob Niccolini. And he warns mandatory flu vaccines might not be a smart idea for operators.
Temple University students may see plan costs go up at the start of the next school year.
The city’s 1,800 public school cafeterias received 8,114 health violations in the past year.
The department says the web-based process will improve the programs’ integrity.
A middle school invited students to serve lunch to encourage their peers to eat healthier.
Its new superfoods bar seeks to provide more items for athletes and students with dietary restrictions.
veggie burger
David Perkins, head chef at Connecticut College, blamed lack of veggie burger sales on frozen product, and set to work creating a from-scratch version.
students employees school garden
As FSDs add “farmer” to the fine print attached to their titles, a major part of their job has evolved to include training their team to keep up on-site gardens.

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