legislation & regulation

The measure will create varying rates increasing by different amounts in different areas.
The fines—which could equal up to 10 percent of the total amount schools are reimbursed for lunches—are intended to improve the integrity of the program, officials say.
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A new rule from the Department of Labor would require FSDs to share consultants’ advice with union organizers.
While the fight to address school nutrition standards and increase funding drags, school foodservice directors are struggling to hold off challenges.
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What is your reaction to the new USDA dietary guidelines, and how will they affect your menuing? Members of FoodService Director’s Chefs’ Council answer.
Healthy-snack mandates, yucky food photos and Chipotle-like health scares are among the things keeping noncommercial operators up at night.
Mayor de Blasio has reportedly withdrawn support based on mixed results from a pilot in the city’s middle schools.
Purchasing domestically caught fish is healthier for American children, says Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
The government aims to decrease potential lead damage in children who were exposed to the city’s toxic water, officials say.
Amid Flint’s water crisis, Rick Jones’ three-bill package would mandate annual water testing in schools.