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Bon Appetit was chosen to promote better eating on campus, officials say.
The sports company will no longer offer candy bars, soda, pasta or fried foods at its corporate campus.
healthy vending machine
Vending machine sales are up 7 percent at the University of Buffalo, but students on the New York campus aren’t buying more sugary snacks and beverages.
While the fight to address school nutrition standards and increase funding drags, school foodservice directors are struggling to hold off challenges.
Consumption of energy drinks has been linked to unsafe behavior and serious health consequences, officials at Middlebury College say.
A proposal that would give extra reimbursement to schools that purchase locally sourced food is gaining support.
They aim to bring locally sourced salmon into school cafeterias and classrooms throughout Alaska.
Purchasing domestically caught fish is healthier for American children, says Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
food ingredients map
“We work with local producers to source meats, seafood, produce and even canola oil, and then call out the locations on a map to tell the story to guests.” 
The program works with farmers in the state to feed students home-state meat.

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