| Source: The New York Times
A recent study suggests exposing young children to foods containing peanuts dramatically decreases the risk of developing a peanut allergy.
| Source: The Oregonian
Stemming from the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act, a proposed federal rule could impart food regulations on daycare centers, before- and after-school programs and homeless shelters.
| Source: Claremont Courier
A foodservice worker accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student has formally resigned her position.
| Source: Pipe Dream
The agreement continues the contractor’s tenure at the New York university, which already has spanned 30 years.
| Source: Reuters
The American Academy of Pediatrics says school nutrition has improved over the last two decades, but bake sales and birthday parties continue to be a problem.
| Source: Daily Mail
Conde Nast told top staffers to tweet about its new cafeteria and has placed “Instagram me!” signs near food stations.
| Source: NBC 24
A water main break at the University of Toledo has temporarily suspended foodservice at the Student Union.
| Source: Daily Nebraskan
Nutritionists emphasize there’s no perfect diet as a new disorder called orthorexia nervosa – an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy - sweeps college campuses.
| Source: The News Star
One school nutrition supervisor says less rushed meal times are crucial to provide students with the opportunity to try different foods.
| Source: Arkansas Online
The panel is asking that people eat less red meat and more plants, due in part to concerns over greenhouse gas emissions, energy, land and water use.
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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