| Source: The Bristol Press
Board of education approves $2.7-million budget for 2015-2016, but legal wrangling continues over whether the district can contract with food management firm to run its cafeterias.
| Source: WISN
A hospital worker has been accused of making fraudulent purchases using credit card numbers obtained from the food court of a Wisconsin hospital.
| Source: Iowa State University
New research out of Iowa State University shows consumers were willing to spend more for genetically modified potatoes containing reduced amounts of carcinogens.
| Source: Hartford Courant
A union representing school custodians and cafeteria staff says strained relations with facilities manager Sodexo haven’t improved in 18 months.
| Source: NPR
A new report from the FDA reveals that some farmers are slipping past antibiotic tests in cows' milk by using drugs that aren’t supposed to be used on dairy cattle at all...
| Source: The Florida Times-Union
Legislators in Georgia shifted the more than $100 million budget shortfall to local school districts, proposing the removal of health benefits from cafeteria workers.
| Source: Education Week
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the nationwide rollout of its Team Up for School Nutrition Success training program will be complete by September 2015.
| Source: CBS Chicago
Investigators found critical food violations in Chicago hospitals and uncovered a bureaucratic problem – the state and city each thought the other was conducting health inspections.
| Source: TriCities.com
Students in selected schools will be offered breakfast, lunch and dinner, and packs of non-perishable food to take home on weekends and breaks during the 2015-16 school year.
| Source: Beyond Chron
The School Nutrition Association is asking Congress for an additional 35-cent reimbursement per meal to offset rising food prices and the cost of adhering to new nutritional standards, but it might...
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