legislation & regulation

U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) pledged her support of child nutrition at a local rally, announcing bipartisan legislation to expand the USDA Summer Food Service Program.
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Foodservice directors at universities, where students can account for nearly half of the employees, are taking a look at ways to cover labor costs.
After a Philadelphia councilwoman introduced a bill to cut competition with on-campus dining by enforcing restrictions on local food trucks, university students launched a petition aimed at getting...
One school-nutrition director says food manufacturers are making compliance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act easier by producing tasty items that meet government guidelines.
Many school cafeterias struggle to prepare fresh, healthy meals because of outdated kitchens, but the School Food Modernization Act could bring those outdated facilities up to date.
Rep. Todd Rokita (R) says that students going back to school this fall are unlikely to have tastier lunches because administration officials won't "roll back" strict nutritional...
Columbia Public Schools’ foodservice is making small menu changes this year in an attempt to reduce waste, sell more and give students more of what they want while meeting the federal requirements.
City officials are weighing changes to school menus less than one year after earlier changes drew parent criticism. Officials say those menu changes were not final, and an advisory board is...
The updated national nutrition standards helped close the nutrition gap among middle and high schools, a study conducted by a healthcare advocacy group indicates.
The legislation would prevent schools from being forced to raise meal prices if their child nutrition programs are financially solvent.

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