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University dining services director says his program offers healthy options and actively seeks student input.
03-14-2013 Ideas and Innovation
The Food and Nutrition Services department at UCSF Medical Center is turning to a couple of high-tech gadgets to help customers live a healthier lifestyle.
03-13-2013 Ideas and Innovation
02-12-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Three years ago à la carte items were given a makeover at 33,500-student Cincinnati Public Schools. “We saw the writing on the wall,” says Jessica Shelly, food services...
12-03-2012 Ideas and Innovation
The implementation of the new U.S. Department of Agriculture meal regulations for school breakfasts and lunches may be causing some school districts—particularly those with low percentages...
11-19-2012 Ideas and Innovation
Regional foodservice provider FitzVogt & Associates is partnering with a developer of assisted living facilities for seniors in Massachusetts on the design and management of several...
11-12-2012 Ideas and Innovation
The first two or three months of the 2012-2013 school year could rank as the most challenging time for the National School Lunch Program since its inception more than 60 years ago. New meal...
10-24-2012 Ideas and Innovation
With Meatless Mondays, low-carbon diets and under 500 calorie meals, foodservice operators are always looking for the next food trend. At the University of Connecticut, it’s the raw foods...
10-22-2012 Ideas and Innovation
When the USDA and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) created their respective “healthy plate” icons to replace the traditional food pyramid recommendations, operators had...
08-21-2012 Ideas and Innovation
With the nationwide effort to make school lunches healthier, milk has become a focal point in many school districts. Flavored milk and high fructose corn syrup have come under fire, especially from...
It’s hypocritical to take government money and then suggest, as one school official did, that the government should not expect accountability.
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A growing body of medical experts and researchers are saying childhood nutrition affects adult income earning potential.
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A recent survey of its members by the School Nutrition Association revealed that many operators are facing moderate to serious challenges in meeting the stricter nutritional requirements set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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