| Source: The Bradford Era
A school in Pennsylvania will serve as a Smarter Lunchrooms pilot site—a low-cost research-based initiative from Cornell University encouraging students to eat healthier at school.
| Source: American Thinker
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.
| Source: Chicago Tribune
The Fight for $15 showed up on more than 170 college campuses across America on tax day.
| Source: Beyond Chron
The Future Dining Experience – one city’s effort to get students to eat healthy school meals – allows students to preorder lunch using a phone app and offers more places to pick up their meals.
| Source: Decaturish.com
Students at the Georgia college are circulating a petition, arguing that they’re required to pay for a meal plan that’s substandard.
| Source: The Daily Republic
The Reducing Federal Mandates on School Lunch Act would loosen the current sodium and whole grain requirements that schools must meet.
| Source: Yahoo
Detroit Public Schools nutrition director Betti Wiggins put a halt to outsourcing the foodservice program, connected with local farms and more than doubled the food budget.
| Source: Fox 11
Sodexo has informed the state of Wisconsin that it will lay off nearly 300 employees in June, when one university transitions to Chartwells.
| Source: Gainesville Times
Patients at a new Georgia medical center campus are able to get fresh, cooked-to-order food with the tap of a finger on an iPad.
| Source: The Sun Chronicle
The project aims to create a one-of-a-kind heath care foodservice featuring antibiotic-free meats, cooking classes and a “Chef’s Playground.”
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Following Sodexo’s departure, Chartwells will provide meals for the South Carolina school district, which said the new company offers a lot of marketing ideas to encourage healthy eating among students.
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