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Decisions on the changes sought by school FSDs remain in limbo.
The Smart Choices program at Texas Tech includes flagging grab-and-go foods with under 400 calories, and a website with fitness planners and guides for students with food allergies or special diets.
University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium will sell such self-branded items this football season as a Bluegrass Burger and a Spicy Cat Tail brat.
The foodservice vendor closed the Mountaintop Market convenience store because of its inconvenient location, noting 70 percent of its customers were staff, not students.
The restaurant chain is trying to silence calls for rescinding its contracts, a criticism fueled by a union with interest in organizing the stores.
The funding will go toward foodservice training
Through the Farm to School program, $350,000 in grants is now available for projects that help schools serve locally grown foods on lunch menus.
After proposing an “alternate meal” of a cheese sandwich, apple and water for students with school-lunch debt, Columbia Public Schools has scrapped its program for students in arrears.
The program at Clearwater Middle School—one of 51 schools the state has provided funds for—includes pasta and locally sourced menu items, plus produce grown in the school’s garden.
Aida Samaniego, executive chef for Sodexo at New Mexico State University, offers sugar-free gelatin desserts and fresh fruits as a part of her efforts to provide healthy meals and hinder quick weight...

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