| Source: McClatchy DC
A food fight is brewing in Washington over school lunch standards as kids take mandatory servings of produce, just to throw them away.
| Source: WFTV
A foul odor, determined to have come from old equipment, sickened two cafeteria workers and closed several classrooms.
| Source: The Daily Northwestern
A group on Northwestern University students are working with Sodexo to determine how much of the food served at dining halls is “ecologically sound, community-based, humanely produced or fair trade.”
| Source: WCTV
The cafeteria at George Munroe Elementary in Quincy closed after the foodservice manager found bats flying around the kitchen.
| Source: The Salt Lake Tribune
A study performed at the University of Utah showed only 11 percent of food on campus is “real.” Dining services is appeasing students by changing to locally-sourced coffee and other products.
| Source: ABC News
A high school in Washington state won’t reopen the cafeteria where a student fatally shot four friends and wounded another last October.
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| Source: The Los Angeles Loyolan
Allegations of food poisoning and mistreatment of workers has some students petitioning for Loyola Marymount University to terminate its contract with Sodexo.
| Source: Kim Rasmussen
Consumers are so keyed into social issues that the slightest comment about organics or GMOs could set off a food war, LYFE Kitchen’s Mike Donahue warned operators attending MenuDirections. He offered...
| Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The high school students make the sauce as part of a new culinary program, then sell it to their school’s contracted foodservice manager, Aramark.
Tennessee has passed a bill opponents are calling ‘starve the children’, which allows school boards to opt out of the National Food Lunch Program without penalty from the state.
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A former cafeteria worker at Keystone Oaks School District in Pittsburgh, Penn., could serve up to one year in jail after pleading guilty to stealing more than $90,000 from students’ meal accounts.
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