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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).
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“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.
The facilities plan to raise the portion of ABF proteins to 20 percent.
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Rick Tinsley is transforming Eisenhower Medical Center by revitalizing traffic at Cafe 34 and improving food quality and appearance through local shopping.

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