| Source: Cleveland.com
The Fit Kids Text program at sends families tips about nutrition, healthy eating habits and upcoming school menus.
| Source: The Register-Herald
West Virginia’s Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill allowing schools to relax nutrition standards during states of emergency or preparedness.
| Source: The News-Gazette
An Illinois school district is contemplating whether to make a free breakfast and lunch available to all students starting next school year.
| Source: McClatchy DC
President Barack Obama criticized university administrators Friday for driving up the cost of college with high-priced extras such as gourmet cafeteria food.
| Source: The Tennessean
School officials in Tennessee are exploring the cost and effectiveness of privatizing the district’s food service with a cafeteria management company. The business would likely oversee staffing,...
| Source: The Register-Guard
Oregon brewer, Falling Sky, hopes to open a pub and pizzeria in the remodeled Erb Memorial Union at the University of Oregon.
| Source: Associations Now
The SNA and United Fresh Produce Association are in disagreement over fruit and vegetable regulations found in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
| Source: The Northerner
Northern Kentucky University has implemented a policy in which a healthy food option must be included at every food station and all events with catered food. Thirty percent of items in vending...
| Source: WFMZ
Foodservice workers say Chartwells added an extra half hour to their schedule, increased healthcare costs and cut access to old email accounts.
| Source: The Prince George Citizen
Students campaigned, now every cup of coffee and tea bought from foodservice vendors on the University of Northern British Columbia campus is certified Fair Trade.
This fall, San Diego State will become the first U.S. campus to ‘certify green’ all campus-owned dining locations.
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In response to student complaints that it was serving nearly raw meat and rotten produce, Aramark says it will step up its feedback process at a Canadian university.
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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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